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THE MUSE 



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THE MUSE CLUB 



VOLUME TWENTY-ONE 

1919 




THE YEAR BOOK OF THE 

STUDENTS OF ST. MARY'S SCHOOL 

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA 



VSchofclTMbsary 



Lest we forget 
The glad good times we've had. 
The friends we've met 
And learned to love, 
The Rocks, wistaria-clad, 
The dear old Grove. 
And all the treasured mem'ries of our schoolgirl days- 
When in the distant future we shall sadly gaze 
Back down the aisles of time, 

11 then this book, 
Bv picture or by rhyme, 

Call forth a look 
Of loving memory or sweet regret 
For days gone by, it will 
Its task fulfill — 
Lest we forget ! 

M. T. Y. 














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To the Reverend 

WARREN WADE WAY 

Who in This, the First Year of His Rectorship. Has 

Endeared Himself to All Those 

Connected With 

St. Mary's School 

and in Whom We Feel That All St. Mary's Girls Have 

"an inspirinc leader" 

"a wise counsellor" 

"a steadfast friend" 

This Twenty-first Vollme of the Annual Muse is Lovingly Dedicated 

by the Senior Class 

for the St. Mary's Girls of 1918-19 




The Rev. WARREN WADE WAY 

Sixth Rector of St. Mary's School 

1918- 







Alma Mater 

Tune: "Believe Me if All Those Endearing Young Chur 

St. Mary's wherever thy daughters may be 

They love thy high praises to sing, 
And tell of thy beauties of campus and tree 

Around which sweet memories cling; 
They may wander afar, out of reach of th> name. 

Afar, out of sight of thy grove. 
But the thought of St. Mary's aye kindles a flame 

Of sweet recollections and love. 

Beloved St. Mary's, how great is our delil! 

Thou hast cared for thy daughters full well; 
They can never thy happy instructions forget, 

Nor fail of thy virtues to tell. 
The love that they feel is a heritage pure; 

An experience wholesome and sweet. 
Through fast rolling years it will grow and endure; 

Be a lamp and a guide to their feet. 

May the future unite all the good id thy pasl 

With the best that new knowledge can bring. 
Ever onward and upward tli\ cmirse! Tn the last 

Be thou steadlast in every good thing. 
Generations to come may thy fair daughters still 

Fondly think on thy halls and thy grove 
And carry thy teachings -o'er woodland and hill— 

Of earnestness, wisdom, and love. 

H. E. Hoogson. 1905. 









REV. ALBERT SUEDES, D.D., 1810-1877 

Founder (1842) and First Rector (1842-1877) of St. Mary's School 

At the time of the death of Dr. Smedes a tribute was paid to his memory by the Bishop in these 
words: "I take this occasion to express publicly, as my judgment, that Dr. Smedes accomplished 
more for the advancement of the Church in this Diocese, and for the promotion of the best interests 
of society within its limits, than any other man who ever lived in it. Under his care, and very much 
as the result of his intelligence, his firmness, and his tender affection fur them, there went out from 
St. Mary"s School, Kaleigh, every year a number of young girls who, in culture, in refinement, and 
still more in elevation of moral and religious character, would compare favorably witli the pupils of 
any other institution in this country. He knew not only how to teach, but how to govern, and to 
make himself honored as well as loved, and to constrain his pupils to feel that the years spent under 
his care were at the same time the happiest and most useful of their lives. He has gone to his 
reward, but his work remains, and will remain from generation to generation." — Haywood's "Bishops 
of North Carolina," page 193. 






Brief Sketch of Mrs. Iredell 

Mrs. Mary Iredell, the daugh- 
ter of Dr. Chas. E. Johnson of 
Raleigh and Emily Skinner of 
Edenton, was born in 1838, four 
years before St. Mary's was 
opened, and was a pupil of St. 
Mary's from 1847 to 1855. In 
1859 she married Mr. Campbell 
Iredell and made her home in 
Raleigh. In 1863 Capt. Iredell 
fell at Gettysburg, and as their 
only child, a boy of eighteen 
months, had died some time be- 
fore, Mrs. Iredell found herself at 
twenty-five "with heart stunned, 
the light of life gone out, and a 
waste of years before her." It 
was then that at the suggestion of 
Rev. Dr. Aldert Smedes she re- 
turned to St. Mary's as a member 
of the Faculty to begin life anew. 
She was the much-valued assistant 
of the Drs. Smedes from 1863 to 
1889, in which year Dr. Bennett 
Smedes made her Lady Principal. 
From this position she had to re- 
sign the following January on ac- 
count of the death of her sister, 
whose family of young children 
she took charge of at Asheville. 
Her immediate connection with 
St. Mary's was renewed in 1896. when she returned to Raleigh to make her home with 
her brother, Colonel Johnson. 

When the School passed into the hands of the Church. Bishop Cheshire asked 
Mrs. Iredell to be agent and representative of St. Mary's to solicit funds ami patronage, 
and she did valuable work in this respect during several trying years. As President 
of the Alumna; Association, Mrs. Iredell took a leading part in the Alumna" work of 
founding the Smedes Scholarship in honor of the Drs. Smedes and in the enlarging 
of the Chapel, which was accomplished in 1901. 

She spent the last years of her life quietly at the home of her brother, but as 
long as she was physically able to do so she was sure to lend the encouragement of 
her presence to any event of importance at St. Mary's, and especially at the opening 
of the session and at Commencement, so that she continued well known to St. Mary's 
girls year by year. For the past two years she has been largely confined to the house. 




MRS. UAR\ JOHNSOh IREDELL 

1838-1919 

Honorary President for Life of Si. Mary's 

Aluninw Association 

ivho gave the greater part of a life of usefulness la 
the work of St. Mary's, as student, as student assist- 
ant, as teacher, as traveling representative, as organ- 
izer of the Alninme. ami as President of the Alumna 

Association. 




The Re 



CHARLES MARTIN NILES, D.l). 
Donor of the Niles Medal 
186— -1919 

Dr. Niles, when Rector of 
Trinity Church, Columbia, S. C, 
preached the annual Commence- 
ment Sermon at the Commence- 
ment in May, 1905, and the fol- 
lowing year instituted the Niles 
Medal, which has been awarded 
at each Commencement since for 
the Highest Average in studies. 
Some years ago Dr. Niles became 
Rector of the Church of the Ascen- 
sion in Atlantic City, and was 
rector there until his death, Janu- 
ary 22. 1919. His last visit to St. 
Mary's was in May, 1915, when he 
was the Commencement speaker. 



The W inners of the Niles Medal 

1906: Lillian Hauler Farmer, '06. of Florence. S. C. 

(now Mrs. Alex. Hume Lucas, of Walterboro, S. C.) 
1907: Paula Elizabeth Hazard, '10. of Georgetown, S. C. 
1908: Minnie Tamplet Hazard. '10, of Georgetown, S. C. 
1909: Georgia Stanton Hales. '09. of Wilson. N. C. 

(now Mrs. Win. A. Goodson. of Huntington, W. Va.) 
1910: Virginia Randolph Boiling Pickel, '10, of Raleigh. 
1911: Patsey Harry Smith. '12. of Raleigh. 
1912: Mary Brown Butler, '13, of Henderson. N. C. 
1913: lulia Washington Allen. '14. of Goldsboro, N. C. 
1914: Margaret Alice Edwards, '15. of Raleigh 

(now Mrs. John Wm. Nowell. of Wake Forest.) 
1915: Eliza Dickinson Davis. '18. of Wilmington, N. C. 
1916: Annie Sutton Cameron. '16. of Hillsboro, N. C. 
1917: Elizabeth McMorine Folk, '18. of Raleigh. 
1918: Henrietta Marshall Morgan, "18. of Pittsboro. N. C. 




To Miss Katie 

To long for truth, to try to realize 
The highest that we see — that is the noblest 
Living; and that, dear friend, in all these years 
Your high sincerity, your love of love, 
Your hatred of deceit and scorn of all pretense 
Have helped us to desire. 

Thinking of you, 
We know that love and truth are real ; 
That God and good are the eternal verities ! 
Noisy ambition, hard-won fame, the wish 
For recognition even of worthy work. 
Beside these vital truths fade into nothingness. 
To do good, and to distribute of your love 
And of your strength to them that need — that 
Has been your life. And with such service 

God is pleased. 

Emilie W. McVea, 1900 



"Constant as the Northern Star, 
Of whose true, fix'd, and resting quality 
There is no fellow in the firmament" 



Miss Kate McKlMMON, known affection- 
ately as "Miss Katie" to all St. Mary's girls, 
is this year in her fifty-second year of devoted 
service to the School. 

Entering as a little girl in 1867, from pupil 
she became teacher, and has continued her 
teaching without interruption since, being now 
in charge of the Primary School. 

As "Dormitory Mother" she won the hearts 
of her girls for many years, and her work lor 
and in the Chapel has been a very special 
part of her. 

An unreconstructed Southerner but loyal 
American, whole-hearted in her devotion to 
School and to Church, St. Mary's would 
hardly seem St. Mary's without "Miss Katie." 

Miss McVea paid tribute to her in the poem 
published above on her fiftieth birthday. 




THE CHAPEL IN 
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The Rev. GEORGE WILLIAM LAY, D.C.L. 
Fifth Rector of St. Mary's. 1907 

In whose Rectorship the II i'ngs and Clement Hall hare heen built and the 
School has reached the largest enrollment in its seventy-six years 






The "Thirteen Originals" 

Aline Hughes. '18, blended the thought of the "Original Thirteen" of the "Stage Coaeh Days" 
and of the "Granddaughters" in her prize verses in the metre of Alfred Noyes" "Forty Singing Sea- 
men/' which were read at the 7Sth Anniversary Celebration, May 12, 1917. 

The following verses are an extract only: 

Away from home and mother off to boarding school we rolled. 

Thirteen wondering school girls in the big stage coach. 
The coach got there at twilight, and through the Grove we bowled. 
Wondering if the teachers had noted our approach. 
But the door was open wide. 
Sending golden light outside. 
And we thought thev must have noted our approach; 
Must have long been warned of us by rumblings Irom the coach. 



We learned to love those dear people and East Rock Chapel small; 

We'll carry all their pictures in our minds where'er we go. 
But when we were just school girls, without a great life call. 
How could we then prophesy how our dear school would grow? 
We were school girls just like others; 
We were not then your grandmothers; 
We were thirteen wondering school girls, so how could we then know? 
We were the thirteen first St. Mary's girls. Of course we couldn't know. 

To you. the girls of '19, we originals would say, 

Our blessings now are with you, as you each one ought to know. 
As we have loved St. Mary's, may you ever love it, too. 
And carry on her teachings as on your way you go. 
If we had known of you 
We might have been more true, 
But we were only school girls, so of course we did not know; 
The first thirteen St. Mary's girls, of course we could not know. 








The original of the "Stage Coach Picture," so often used in The Muse to contrast the old days 
with later ones, was a drawing by Mrs. Guslave Blessner, Mr. Blessner, Musical Director at 
St. Mary's in the '40s, had it lithographed tor use on the cover of some waltzes which he composed 
and had published in 1845. On the title page of the music, in addition to the Stage Coach picture, 
was printed: "The Flowers of the South: A Collection of Characteristic Waltzes. Composed fur the 
Piano, and Dedicated to the Young Ladies of St. Mary's School, Raleigh, N. C, by Gustave Blessner." 



St. Mary's Alumnce Association 

Officers, 1918-19 



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Presi* 
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Mrs. Mary Iredell, Raleigh 
MRS. I. McK. PlTTENGER, Raleigh 
Mrs. B. S. Leak, Durham 
Mks. Thomas W. Bickett, Raleigh 
MRS. Thomas M. Ashe. Raleigh 
Secretary - Miss Kate McKimmon, Raleigh 
Assistant Secretary - - - Miss Loula T. Busbkk, Raleigh 
Treasurer Mrs. Ernest Ckuikshank, Raleigh 

Alumna' Council 

Miss Susan Franks Idkn, Rale'isli, N. <"'., until 1919 
Mrs. Elizabeth McC. Snow. Raleigh. N. C, until 1919 
Mrs. A. L. Baker, Raleigh. N. C, until 1920 
Miss GERTRUDE ROYSTER, Raleigh, N. C, until 1920 
Miss Emilie McVea, Sweethrier, Va.. until 1A23 
Mrs. John S. Holmes. Cha]iel Hill, N. ('., until 1921 

The Alumnae Association of St. Mary's was established in 1880 and meets annually at Com- 
mencement. It has done effective work in aiding the progress of the School. 

The Alumna? Chapters meet in their several towns and cities on November 1st, All Saints, which 
is celebrated as Founders' Day, and on May 12th, the date of the first opening of St. Mary's, which 
is observed as Alumna 1 Day. 

The most important special work accomplished by the Alumna 1 Association has been the estab- 
lishment of the Smedes Memorial Scholarship, to the memory of the founder and his son, the second 
rector of St. Mary's; the rebuilding of the Chapel, and the eslablishment of the Mary Iredell Fund 
and the Kate McKimmon Fund. 







The Right Reverend JOSEPH BLOUNT CHESHIRE. D.D. 

Bishop of North Carolina 

President of the Hoard of Trustees of St. Mary's and 

Chairman of the Executive Committee 

from the Purchase of the School by the Church in 1897 to the Present Time 




The Board of Trustees 



The Bishops 



Rt. Rev. Jos. Blount Cheshire, D.D.. Chairman Raleigh, N. C. 

Rt. Rev. Wm. Alexander Guebry, D.D. Charleston, S. C. 

Rt. Rev. Junius M. Horner, D.D. Asheville, N. C. 

Rt. Rev. Thos. C. Darst. D.D. Wilmington, N. C. 



Clerical and Lay Trustees 

North Carolina 

Rev. J. E. Ingle, Raleigh Rev. M. A. Barber. Raleigh 

Dr. R. H. Lewis, Raleigh Rev. Isaac W. Hughes, Henderson 

Mr. D. Y. Cooper, Henderson Col. Chas. E. Johnson, Raleigh 

Mr. Graham Andrews, Raleigh Mr. W. A. Erwin, Durham 

(until 1924) I until 1921) 

East Carolina 

Rev. J. H. Griffith. Rinston Rev. R. B. Drane. D.D.. Edenton 

Mr. Geo. C. Rovall, Goldsboro Mr. Frank Wood. Edenton 

(until 19241 (until 19211 

South Carolina 

Rev. T. T. Walsh, Yorkville Rev. L. G. Wood, New York City 

Mb. P. T. Havne, Greenville Mr. T. W. Bacot. Charleston 

(until 19201 I until 19201 

Asheville 

Rev. F. P. Lobdell, Rutherfordton Rev. H. N. Bovvne. Biltnrore 

Hon. Wm. A. Hoke. Lincolnton Mr. W. D. Anderson, Castonia 

(until 1919) I until 1920) 



Executive Committee 

Rt. Rev. J. B. Cheshire, D.D., Chairman 
Col. Chas. E. Johnson Dr. R. H. Lewis 

Hon. W. A. Hoke Mr. George C. Rovall 

Mr. D. Y. Cooper 



Secretary and Treasurer 

Dr. K. P. Battle. Jr. 



Committee on Raising the Building and Endowment Fund 

Rev. Isaac W. Hughes, Chair/mm 
Mr. George C. Rovall Mr. Graham H. Andrews 

Special Representative of the Trustees (for the purpose of raising the Fund) 
Rev. Francis M. Osborne, Raleigh 




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Miss ALICE EDWARDS JONES, M.A. 
Lady Principal of St. Mary's, 1918 — 






The Faculty and Officers of St. Mary's 

1918-19 

Rev. Warren W. Way Rector 

Miss Alice E. Jones Lady Principal 

Mr. Ernest Cruikshank Secretary and Business Manager 



The Academic Department 
Rev. Warren Wade Way Bible and Ethics 

(A.B.. Hobart College, 1897; General Theological Seminary. Rector of Grace Church, Cort- 
land, N. Y.; St. Luke's, Salisbury, N. C, etc Rector, St. Mary's, 1918 — I 

Mr. William Enos Stone History. German, and Spanish 

(A.B.. Harvard, 1882, Principal Edenton (N C.) Academy; Master in Porter Academy, 
Charleston (S. (' I; St. Mary's. 1903 — Rome: Raleigh.) 

Mr. Ernest Cruikshank Psychology and Current History 

(A.B.. Washington College (Md.), 1897; A.M.. 1898; Johns Hopkins University. St. Mary's, 
1903 — Borne: St. Mary's.) 

Miss Alice Edwards Jones Latin 

(A.B.. A.M., University of North Carolina; graduate student, Columbia University; student at 
the American Academy at Rome. Head of the Latin Department, Winthrop College US. C.) ; 
teacher in Miss ratlin's School, Portland (Ore.), etc. Teacher of Latin. St. Mary's. 1900-04; 
Lady Principal and head of the Latin Department, 1918 — Home address: Chapel Hill, N. C.) 

*Mrs. Margaret Jones Cruikshank Mathematics 

(Graduate St. Mary's, 1896; student at University of North Carolina; B.S.. Teachers' College, 
Columbia University. Teacher, New York City High Schools, etc. 'teacher, St. Mary's, 1897- 
'99; 1900-0G; 1908-09; 1918.) 

Miss Frances Ranney Bottum Science 

(Graduate St Man's, 1912; San Diego (Call Normal College; summer student. Teachers' 
College. Columbia University; Peabody College for Teachers, 1917-19. St Mary's. 1912 — 
Some address; St. Mary's.) 

Miss Jeannette Thornton English 

(A.B., Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 191 — ; A.M., Columbia University, 1918. Teacher, 
Margaret College (Ky.), etc.; St. Mary's, 1918 — Borne: Versailles. Kv.l 

Miss Katherine Sheppard French 

(A.B., Sit Hohoke College, 191 — ; student In Switzerland, etc. Teacher in William Woods 
College (Mo.), etc.; St. Mary's, 1918 — Borne: Pennsylvania.) 

*First Half-year. 













[r. Chuikshank 


Miss Fenner 


Mr. Stone 




Miss Caton 


Miss Thornton 


Miss Dennis 




Miss Bottum 


Miss Sheppard 


Miss Davis 





Miss Leah Augusta Dennis English 

(AM.. Northwestern University, 1918: A.M.. 1014. Teacher, Grafton Hall, Fond du Lac, 
Southern College. Petersburg (Va.). St. Mary's. 11)18 — Home: Dubuque. Iowa.) 

Miss Kate DeRosset Meares Latin 

(Graduate St, Mary's, 1903; University of North Carolina. St, Man's, 1905-08; 1918 — 
Horns; Ridgeway, S. C.) 

*MiSS Lorraine Lenore Caton Mathematics 

(A.B., Randolph-Macon Woman's College, 1919. St. Mary's. 1919 — Boute : Lynchburg, Va.) 

Miss Florence C. Davis Elocution 

< B.O., Emerson College, Boston; Elmira College; Posse Gymnasium. St. Mary's, 1911 — 
Borne: Elmira. X. Y.) 

Miss Amaie Bierce Physical Training 

(Graduate Savage Seliool for Physical Education (X. Y. >. 1916. Teacher, Bremestead School 
(N. Y). Brantwood Hall (X. Y). St. Mary's, 1918 — Home: Sharon. Conn.) 

Miss Kate L. Giddens Intermediate School 

(Farmville Stale Normal School, Va. St. Mary's. 1918 — //„„,,■.■ Norfolk, Va.) 

Miss Kate McKimmon Primary School 

(Student ami teacher at St. Mary's since 1861. Home address: St. Mary's.) 

Music Department 
Mr. R. Blinn Owen, Director Voice, Organ 

(M.Mus., Detroit School of Music; pupil of Zimtnennann, Mazurette, Tlieo. Beach of Detroit, 
Kreutschmer in New York, Ellison Van Hoose. Teacher in Detroit and New Y'ork ; private 
teacher in Bluefield, W. Va.. and Greensboro, X. C, 1906-1909. Organist and Choir Director. 
Christ Church, Raleigh. 1909 — ; Director St. Cecilia Club, etc. St. Mary's, 1909 — ; Director 
of Music. 1917 — Home: Raleigh.) 

Miss Martha A. Dowd Piano, Theory, History of Music 

(Graduate of St Mary's. 1884; pupil of Kuersteiner. Sophus Wiig, Albert Mack; of Edwin 
Farmer in New York. 1915. President X. C. -Music Teachers' Association, 1916. St. Mary's. 
1886 — ; Director of Music, 1908-1917. Borne: West Raleigh.) 

Miss Rebecca Hill Shields Piano 

(Graduate St, Mary's, 1910; certificate in Piano, St. Mary's, 1910; certificate, Virgil Piano 
School, New York, 1912; pupil of Ernest Hutcheson, Fassifern, 1911-1913. St. Mary's, 
1913— Borne: Scotland Xeck, X. C.) 

Miss Ebie Roberts Piano 

(Pupil in Piano of James P. Brawley, Blinn Owen; in Harmony of John A. Simpson; in 
Organ of Wade Brown; Certificate in ttie Burroughs Method. Columbia University. Summer 
Session, 1916. Private teacher, St. Mary's, 1913 — Borne: Raleigh.) 

Mr. Gustav Hagedorn Violin 

(Pupil of Adolpli Hahn and Leopold Liehtenberg; of Issay Barmas and Edgar Stillman Kelly, 
Berlin. Five years member of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Professor of Violin, Or- 
chestra Instruments, etc., Meredith College, 1906-1915; Dean of the Mereditli College School 
of Music, 1912-1915. Director of Music. University of Xorth Carolina Summer School. 1912 — 
President N. C. Music Teachers' Association, 1913-1914. St. Mary's, 1916 — Borne: 
Raleigh.) 

Miss Sue Kyle Southwick Piano 

(Graduate New England Conservatory, 1918. St. Mary's, 1918 — Borne: Texas.) 



'Second Half-year. 









Miss Southwick 
Mr. Hacedorn 
Miss Giddens 



Miss Roberts 

Miss Dowd 
Miss Meares 



Mr. Owen 
Miss Bierce 
Miss Shields 






Art Department 
Miss Clara I. Fenner, Director Drawing, Painting, Design, etc. 

(Graduate Maryland Institute School of Art and Design; special student, Pratt Institute. 
1905; speeial student in Paris. 1907. Director of Art, St. Mary's, 1892-1836; 1902 — 
Home: Raleigh.) 

Elocution Department 
Miss Florence C. Davis, Director Elocution, Dramatic Art 

(B.O., Emerson College, Boston 1908; F.lmira Collefce IN. Y. ) ; Posse Gymnasium, Boston. 
Pupil of Edith Hernck. Boston, summers 1911-1913-1914 (Leland Powers Method); private 

studio, Elmira; substitute teacher, Miss aietealfs Scl 1. Tarrytown, 1903; tea. -her, Reidsville 

Seminary <N. C), 1909-1911. Director of Elocution, St. Mary's. 1911 — Some: Elmira, 
Nev/ York. ) 

Business Department 
Miss Lizzie H. Lee, Director Stenography, Typewriting, Bookkeeping 

(Director of the Department, 1S96 — Hume: Raleigh.) 

Miss Juliet B. Sutton Assistant 

(St. Mary's, 1898 — Hume: St, Mary's.) 

Home Economics Department 
Miss Mildred Trowbridge Domestic Science, Domestic Art 

(Manual Training High School, Kansas City; McKinlev High School. St. Louis; graduate 
Thomas Normal Training School, Detroit, Mich. St. Mary's, 1916 — Hume: St. Joseph, Mo.) 

Officers 1918-19 

Rev. Warren W. Way Rector 

Miss Alice E. Jones Lady Principal 

Mrs. Nannie H. Marriott Dietitian 

(St. Mary's, 1917 — Home address: Burkeville, Va.) 

Miss Kathryn McDowell Assistant Housekeeper 

(St. Mary's, 1918 — Hume: Asheville, N. C.) 

Miss Annie Alexander, R.N Matron of the Infirmary 

(Graduate St. Vincent's Hospital, Norfolk, 1909. St. Mary's. 1916 — Home: Chase City. Ya.) 

Dr. A. W. Knox Scliool Physician 



Mr. Ernest Cruikshank Secretary and Business Manager 

Miss Juliet B. Sutton Secretary to the Rector 

Miss Dorothy Ambler Office Secretary 

(St. Mary's, 1918 — Home: Asheville, N. C) 








Miss McDowell 


Mus. Marriott 


Dr. Knox 






Miss Ambler 


Miss McKlMMON 


Miss Sutton 






Miss Alexander 


Miss Lee 


Miss Trowbridce 



















The Class Foe: 



C/wss Poem 

A song escapes our lips 
By words led unexpressed; 
A song whose tone is mixed 
Alike with joy, distress; 
A song whose author is the heart 
Of those who would confess 
Thou art the truest friend 
Thai e'er a soul possessed — 
St. Mary's! 

A song escapes our lips — 
The parting day is here — 
A song whose very tone 
Expectancy doth bear, 
A song whose soul goes piercing 
Through the future with a prayer 
And leads us onward from thee. 
Our truest friend and dear — 
St. Mary's! 

E. N. W. 





The Class of 1919 

Colors: Scarlet and Gray Flower: Scarlet Poppy 

Motto: He who conquers, conquers himself 

Mildred Elizabeth Kihtland .... President 

Marian Dbane Vice-President 

Nina Hine Burke Secretary 

Marie Elizabeth Bowne ..... Treasurer 

Ellen Booth. Lay Prophet 

Elizabeth Nash Waijdell Poet 

Marian Drane - Historian 

Nina Hine Burke Testator 

Class Adviser: Miss Sutton 

Class Roll 

Bertha Sears Albertson, Scotland Neck 
Helen VanWvck Battle, Tarboro 
Marie Elizabeth Bowne, Biltmore 
Nina Hine Burke, New Iberia, La. 
Marian Drane, Edenton 

Josephine Erwin, Durham 

Marcaret Stewart Fallon, Durham 

Mildred Elizabeth Kirtland, St. Augustine, Fla. 
Elizabeth Kitchin, Raleigh 

Ellen Booth Lay, Springfield, Mass. 
Carrie Louise Toler, Rocky Mount 

Elizabeth Nash Waddell, Manchester 
Mary Collett Wilson, Greensboro 













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BERTHA SEARS ALBERTSON 

Scotland Neck, N. C. 

(1916-7-8-9) 

Class Secretary, 1918 
Chapel Librarian, 1918 
Vice-Pres. Sigma Lambda. 1919 
Tennis Champion, 1916-7-8 
Musk Club. 1918-9 



HELEN VANWYCK BATTLE 

Tarboro, A'. C. 

(I'll 7 -8-9) 

Secretary E.A.P., 1918 
Sophomore President. 1918 
Blue Ridge Delegate. 1918 
President E.A.P., 1919 
Vice-Pres. Sigma Ath., 1919 
Chapel Usher. 1919 
"Most Athletic," 1918-9 
Muse Club. 1918-9 



"O what may man within him hide 
Though angel on the outward side!" 



"Impulsive, earnest, quick to aet 
And make her generous thougfit a fact.' 






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MARIE ELIZABETH BOWNE 

Biltmore, N. C. 

(1917-8-9) 

Cheer Leader Mu, 1918-9 
Treasurer Sigma Lambda, 1919 
Class Treasurer, 1919 
"Most Peplul," 1919 
Muse Club. 1918-9 



NINA MINE BURKE 

New Iberia, La. 

(1916-7-8-9) 

Basketball Captain. 1918 
Secretary-Treasurer Mu, 1918 
Junior President, 1918 
Commencement Marsha], 1918 
President Mu, 1919 
Class Secretary, 1919 
Class Testator, 1919 
"Most Attractive," 1919 
Muse Club. 1917-8-9 



"Rash on — Keep moving!" 



''Ever charming, ever new.' 










MARIAN DRANE 

Edenton, N. C. 

(1916-7S-9) 

hitersociety Debater. 1917 

Muse Club Secretary, 1918 

.Sigma Lambda Editor Musk, 1918 

Chairman Red Cross, 1918-9 

HI ue Ridge Delegate, 1918 

Pres. St. Catherine's Chapter, 1918 

Secretary-Treasurer Sigma. 1918 

Chief Marshal, 1918 

President Sigma Lambda. 1919 

Chapel Marshal. 1919 

Class Historian, 1919 

Chairman Ml si: Club, 1919 

"Most Courteous," 1918-9 

Muse Club, 1918-9 



JOSEPHINE ERITIN 

IT est Durham, N. C. 

1 19189) 

Treas. St. Anne's Chapter. 1919 
Chapel Warden. 1919 
President Sketch Club. 1919 
Chairman United War Drive. 1919 
"Best Looking," 1919 
Muse Club, 1919 



-True to herself. 
True to her friends. 
True to her dut\ always 



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MARGARET STEWART FALLON 

Durham, N. C. 

(1919) 

Muse Club, 1919 



ELIZABETH GERTRUDE KITGH1N 

Raleigh, N. G. 

(1918-9) 



"It ell tuned silence is more eloquent than 
speech.'' 



"In youth and beauty wisdom is but 



















MILDRED ELIZABETH K1RTLAND 

St. Augustine, Fla. 

(1916-7-8-9) 

President St. Margaret's, 1918 
Class President, 1919 
Commencement Marshal, 1918 
( ilieer Leader Sigma, 1918 
Secretary Red Cross, 1918 
Secretary-Treasurer Sigma. 1919 
"Most Wide Awake," 1918 
"Most Enthusiastic," 1918 
"Most Influential," 1919 
Muse Club, 1918-9 



ELLEN BOOTH LAY 

St. Mary's 

(1914-5-6-7-8-9) 

Chairman Red Cross War Drive. 1918 

Class Treasurer. 1918 

Blue Ridge Delegate, 1918 

Chairman \rmenian-Syrian Relief. 1919 

Chapel Warden. 1919 

Treasurer E.A.P., 1919 

Captain Mil Basketball. 1919 

Intersociety Debater, 19189 

Editor-in-chief Muse, 1919 

Business Manager Dramatic Club, 1919 

"Jolliest," 1919 

"Best All "Round," 1919 

Muse Club, 1918-9 



*7 should think your tongue hud broken its 
chain !" 



"It's guid to be merr\ and wise," 
It's guiil to be honest and true.' 













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CARRIE LOUISE TOLER 

Rarky Mount, N. C. 

(1917-8-9) 

Asst. Business Manager Muse, 1918 
Commencement Marshal, 1918 
Chairman Wed Cross Workroom, 1918-9 
Business Manager Muse, 1919 
"Most Dignified," 1919 
Muse Club, 1918-9 



ELIZABETH NASH WADDELL 

Manchester, N. C. 

(1917-8-9) 

Class Treasurer, 1918 

Captain Sigma Basketball, 1918-9 

Blue Ridge Delegate, 1918 

"Santa Claus," 1919 

Secretary Sigma Lambda, 1919 

President Sigma, 1919 

Chairman Junior Auxiliary Council, 

Class Poet, 1919 

Muse Club, 1918-9 



1919 



"But clay and clay differs in dignity 
Whose dust is both alike" 



"Nothing endures but personal qualities," 


















MARY COLLETT WILSON 

Greensboro, N. C. 

(1017-8-9) 

Secretary-Treasurer St. Margaret's 1919 
Assistant Business Manager Muse, 1918 
Vice-President E.A.P., 1919 
President Dramatic Club, 1919 
-Neatest," 1919 
Muse Club. 1918-9 



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strike the eye, and merit wins the 
soul.' 7 



Good-bye, School, We're Through 

(A Song of Graduation Day) 
(After "Good-bye, Girls' 7 from "Chin Chin") 

We're the happiest girls in all the realm of schooldom, 

We feel as though we'd triumphed over fate. 
We've reached a goal we've ever sought, 
A day of which we've ever thought, 

That wondrous day on which we graduate. 
Of course we've not had only sun and flowers. 

But storms and clouds have braced us in the line. 
Like every other girl we've wasted hours, 

But now all's done — the future looks benign. 
And yet we say with heartfelt sigh 
For the happy days of the years gone by: 

Good-bye, School, were through. 

Dear School, where we have met. 
We say good-bye to you 

With very real regret. 
Our day of jubilation 
Is full of fascination, 

But we'll e'er to you be true; 
Good-bye, School, 

Good-bye, School, we're through. 

E. C. 1916 








Who's Who in the Class of 1919 




Bertha Sears Albertson 

To merely look at Bertie, you might imagine she was a perfect 
angel — as meek as they are made. But you wouldn't stick to that 
opinion long, if only once you could see her on one of her "high 
horses" — which, strange as it may seem, always come when every- 
hody else is busiest studying. She is a regular tease and she has 
a will of her own. If once her mind is set upon doing something, 
she can't be budged! 



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Helen VanWyck Buttle 

Helen is our athletic star. But she is something else, too. 
She's sentimental! Besides being able to beat everybody in run- 
ning and jumping, she also stars in managing to escape the watch- 
ful eyes of the West Wing teachers, as she rushes toward Senior 
Hall at the last flash. She's good at books, too, and can preside 
over the E.A.P. meetings with befitting dignity. 




Marie Elizabeth Bowne 

"Rush on — Keep moving" applies equally well to Bonie, physi- 
cally or mentally. She rushes around from morning 'till night, 
usually talking excitedly, and if there is any new gossip Bonie is 
always the first one to pick it up. She doesn't have to study much, 
because she just naturally sees through the deepest points before 
the rest of us have gotten on the track. She leads the Mu yells, 
with wild gesticulations, and those of us who have seen her will 
never forget the way she says, "Mu team! — Let's go!"' 














Vina flinr Burke 

When Nina appears, hair standing perpendicularly, feet in a 
tickletoe humor and face shined for the occasion, the entire place 
begins to liven up. As such times we're sorry for Miss Lee or 
any one in the vicinity of the over-exuberant Senior. Alas! Nina 
is not always so inclined to throw herself into such tantrums. On 
these sad occasions, verily, we almost approach dignity. 



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We're very proud of Marian. Not only does she attain the 
Honor Roll and understand "N Philosophy," hut she also lends 
poise and dignity to our class when we appear in public. Appear- 
ances are deceptive, though — those are only her company manners. 
When within the sheltering walls of Senior Hall she is a leader in 
the fun and frolic of our class. In addition to all this, she is our 
class beauty, and, moreover, has been voted "Most Courteous" for 
two years. Still, we can't praise her for that. She can't help it. 
Thai's just her all over. 



Josephine Erwin 

Should the casual observer pass through St. Mary's Grove he 
would not fail to discern that Josephine is a Senior. This far her 
looks and dignity carry her. Should one be more than a casual 
observer, he would notice, also, that she is always surrounded by 
a roaring crowd. She does not need to make witty remarks; the 
mildest statement, such as, "Is this the twentieth century? How 
time does fly at this place!" said in a droll way all her own, have 
been enough to reduce her number of votes for "Most Dignified" 
from 37 her first year to 4 her Senior year. 



Margaret Stewart Fallon 

Margaret has the distinction of being the latest addition to our 
class. She comes to us fresh from Trinity — hence her college air. 
Her memory is remarkable — and she even remembers the lessons 
of two mouths back, that have escaped the minds of all the rest of 
us long ago. In spite of the frivolity of most of our class. Mar- 
garet hasn't been demoralized yet. 






Mildred Elizabeth Kirtland 

Mildred is our class president, and she knows how to put 
things through. She has the rare ability of always picking out the 
right girls for the right committee. She talks almost incessantly, 
but is always ready to listen to exciting news, and is interested 
in everything. Sometimes she may look as though her mind was 
far away, but she is right there with the goods when a question is 
put to her. Besides, she is very popular and nabbed three honors 
in statistics during her school career. 



Elizabeth Kitrhin 

Although Elizabeth is a day pupil, we are glad she doesn't let 
the attractions of Raleigh keep her away from us altogether. How 
she manages to get in all the fun in town and still lead the Honor 
Roll at school may be a mystery to some people, but it is not to 
us, because we know she is just naturally bright. She is the only 
member of our class who aspires to the wearing of a cap and 
gown on more occasions than class parties. Here's wishing her 
success. 



Ellen Booth Lay 

Bounding up the stairs, singing deep bass and meeting various 
inhabitants simultaneously, Ellen comes in from basketball or 
tennis. Now to work! None yet has discovered how she manages 
to get material for the Muse, write a debate, essay or what-not 
and never miss a thing that is going on. Thus goes life with our 
"Jolliest" and "Best All "Round." 




Carrie Louise Toler 

Providence was kind to the rollicking, carefree Class of 1919 
when it sent one sane and practical member to bear the burdens 
of Business Manager. So well has she filled her part that we 
scarcely hear the words "pay day" and "ads." Certainly no other 
Senior class was more blessed. She is the sum total of all that is 
dignified, and again saves the class, for in this respect she is our 
redeeming feature. 






Elizabeth Nash Waddell 

"Waddie" is one of the most accomplished members of our 
class. She sings, sews, yodles, throws goals, and accumulates 
crushes, all with equal ease. We could say lots more, but we hate 
to brag about our class, so to conclude we'll just say she's a jolly 
good member and we couldn't do withoul her in Senior Hall. 




Mary Collett Wilson 

No matter where you see her, Mary always looks as though she 
had just stepped out of a bandbox. We couldn't do without her 
and the candy that her suitors keep her well supplied with. We 
are sure shell be the first one in the class to marry, but the ques- 
tion is, which one will she decide in favor of? In spite of all 
this. Mary really isn't frivolous, and as far as studies go, she has 
never vet failed to know exactly what "tke book says" 



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A Senior Jingle 



Albertson's demure and quiet, 

Battle loves to dream; 
Omnipresent pepf illness 

Makes Bowne's life a scream. 

Burke is ever charming. 
Dependable, that's Diane ; 

Erwin as the artist 

Leads the class to fame. 

Fallon feels in silence 
(As so many of us do) 

The class's general exc'llence, led 
By Kirtland's great enthu. 



Kitchin's long on wisdom. 

Lay on versatility; 
Toler shines in romance and 

In business ability. 

Waddell's great at basketball. 

Cute as Santa Clans; 
Wilson as a heroine 

Wins us all applause. 

Thirteen as "Perfect Seniors*' 

As you will often see — 
Here's wishing them the best of In 

Wherever they may be. 



M. T. Y. 









Candidates for Certificates in Art 





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Helen VanWyck Battle Susan Elizabeth Linehan Josephine Erwin 

Tarboro, N. C. Raleigh II est Durham, N. C. 















Candidates for Certificates in the Music Department 







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Katherine Crichton Alston Lou Spencer Avent Florie Belle Morgan 

» est Raleigh Rocky Mount. N. C. Oriental. A'. C. 

Piano Piano Piano 

Anna Rogers Lay Marjorie Barnhill 

Raleigh Robersonville, N. C. 

Teachers' Ci:rtificatk in Piano 









Certificates in the Home Economies Department 









Margaret Barnard 

Camden, Del. 

Full Certificate 

Catherine Miller 
Henderson, N. C. 
Domestic Science 



Selma Fishel 

I'uughn.N.C. 
Full Certificate 

Virginia Howell 

Trenton, N. J. 
Full Certificate 



Sarah McMurry 

Shelby, N. C. 
Fi ll Certificate 

Mi/i/red Kirtland 
St. Augustine, Flu. 
Domestic Science 












The Class of 1920 



Colors: Green and White Flower: Marechal Niel Rose 

Motto: Ever onward, ever upward 



Class Roll 



Mary Yellott 

Anna Lay 

Carrie McIver Wilkes 



President 

Vice-President 

■ Secretary and Treasurer 



Class Adviser: Mr. Cruikshank 



Katherine Batts, Tarboro 
Millicent Blanton, Shelby 
Nina Cooper, Oxford 
Sara Davis, Seneca, S. C. 
Rainsford Glass, Orlando, Fla. 
Annie Higcs, Greenville 
Mary Hoke, Raleigh 
Anna Lay, Raleigh 
Pauline Miller, Raleigh 

Mary Yellott, 



Mary Moffitt, Ashboro 
Margaret Rawlings, Wilson 
Jane Ruffin, Mayodan 
Adelaide Smith, Charlotte 
Eleanor Sublett, Harrisonburg, Va. 
Eugenia Thomas, Savannah, Ga. 
Jane Toy, Chapel Hill 
Carrie McIver Wilkes, Charlotte 
Ruth Womble, Raleigh 
Bel Air, Md. 







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The Class of 1921 



Colors: Purple and Lavender Flower: Violet 

Motto: Aim high, but reach higher 

Class Rod 

Dorothy Kirtland ----- President 

Alice Cheek Vice-President 

Catherine Miller Secretary 

Virginia Howell Treasurer 

Class Adviser: Mr. Way 



Katherine Alston, Raleigh 
Lucy London Anderson, Fayetteville 
Lou Spencer Avent, Rocky Mounl 
Margaret Barnard. Camden. Del. 
Alice Cheek, Henderson 
Elizabeth Collier, Goldsboro 
Susan Collier, Goldsboro 
Nancy Hart, Tarboro 



Frances Henry, Durham 
Virginia Howell, Trenton. N. J. 
Dorothy Kirtland, St. Augustine Fla. 
Catherine Miller, Henderson 
Elizabeth Nolan, Marietta, Ga. 
Juanita Patterson, Jarratt. Va. 
Pattie Sherrod. Hamilton 
Nell White, Greenville 










The Clans of 1922 

Colors: Black and Gold Flower: Black-eyed Susan 

Motto: Climb though the rucks be rugged 



Class Roll 



Frances Venable - 
Elizabeth Bonner - 
Margaret Pou 



- President 

lice-President 

Secretary and Treasurer 



Class Adviser: Mr. Stone 



H. ASHTON 
E. A VENT 

M. Bailey 
H. Barber 

M. Barn hill 
E. Bonner 

C. Boyd 

E. Branson 

D. Cabell 

E. Champion 

E. ( luuss 

A. Duncan 
E. Fairley 
M. Gareissen 



K. Hawkins 
R.Hill 
E. Hutson 

I-'. Kl M 

S. LlNEHAN 

M. Meekins 

E. B. Morgan 
C Moore 

F. Mountcastle 
S. McMurry 

M. Pou 
L. Powell 

M. S. Pegram 
M. Pratheb 



A. Ray 

A. Rembert 

B. SUSMAN 

M. Thorpe 

C. Thorne 

H. ToWNSEND 

F. Venable 

K. Waddell 
L. Walton 

S. P. Weeks 
F. Whedbee 

M. B. Wilson 
H. Williams 

F. Woody 



Business St ml fills 



A. Bristol 

M. Chrismon 
V. Herrick 



C. Northrop 



J. Shipmaw 

A. Tayloe 
I. Wilson 



















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The Preparatory Department 



Colors: Pink and \\ hite 



Flo 



Sweet Pea 



Lai ha Hawkins 
Anita Smith - 
Frances Kern 



- President 
Vice-President 

Secretary and Treasurer 



M. Adams 
F. Aiken 
M. Allen 

B. Baker 

E. Baker 

F. Barton 

C. Baughm 
L. Bell 

B. Bessellieu 
M. Best 

E. BlSSETT 

H. Blair 
N. Blakeley 

D. Blount 

C. Bonner 
A. Bovlston 
L. Brock 

H. Budge" 

A. Carr 
M. Carr 

M. Chamberlain 
Eun. Collier 
J. Copeland 
C Darcan 
M. Dawson 
M. Dougherty 
M. Duncan 

F. Dunwody 

B. Eberman 
H. Eccles 

M. Edmundson 
M. L. Everett 
M. Fetter 
M. Fields 
S. Fishel 



R. Baxter 
E. Blacknall 
E. Bow EN 
E. Brantley 
M. Brown 
M. Cooley 
M. Dauchtridce 



V. Flora 
M. Forester 
G. Franklin 
.1. (HUMES 
E. Hale 
E. Hannah 
M. IIaim 
L. Hawkins 
M. Hawkins 

E. HlNES 
L. Hines 

M.HOYI 

G. HlICI ENIN 

L. Jacobs 
C. James 
M. Johnston 
M. Jones 
V. Jordan 
M.Kaufp 

F. Kern 

C Kiuin -Smith 

B. Lanier 

E. Lawrence 
L. Lay 
M. Lee 
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E. Lindsay 
A. Manning 
E. Marshall 

G. Meccs 
E. Miller 

M. S. Morgan 
L. Morris 
M.McCabe 
J. McMorris 

Business Students 

R. Harris 
II. Hill 
M. Holt 
E. Hughes 

C. Johnson 
K. Keith 

K. Klingman 
L. Lucas 



C MacRae 
M. Norfleet 
V. Page 
B. Parker 
A. Patch 

D. Powell 
M. Raney 

R. ROBBINS 

C M. ROBERSON 

E. Rogers 

C Rosenthal 
J. Russ 

H. Sanderford 
V. Scott 
A. Smith 
C Spence 
M. Springs 

D. Swett 
M. Sydnor 
S. Taylor 

A. B. Thomas 
Eliz. Thomas 
N. Tucker 
M. Walters 

E. Ward 

E. Way 

F. Webb 

I). Whitaker 
M. Whitaker 
L. L. Wills 
M. B. Wimukkl\ 
M. R. Wright 
M. W. Yarroroi gii 

M. YORKE 



L. Meccs 




H. Michael 




J. NOTHWANC 




L. Nottingham 




M. Pickett 


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M. Wallace 






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Sigma Lambda Literary Society 

(Founded 1900 

Colors: Purple and Gray Flower: Yellow Jessamine 

Motto: Lit with the sun 

Officers 

Marian DRAKE President 

Elizabeth Waddell Secretary 

Elizabeth Bowne Treasurer 

Jane Ruffin Critic 

Rainsford Glass Senior Teller 

Mary Moffitt Junior Teller 

Inter-Society Debaters 
Elizabeth Bowne, '19 Lucy London Anderson, '21 

Commencement Marshals 
Jane Ruffin, '20 Rainsford Glass, '20 

Honorary Members 





Miss 


Davis 




Miss Shields 






Miss Dowd 




Mr. 


Stone 






Miss 


Fenner 




Miss Sutton 










Active 


Members 






Aiken 




Fa ir ley- 




Kent 




Patch 


Albertson 




Fa llon 




Lee, 0. 




Pou 


Anderson 
Ashton 




Freeland 

Gareisse> 




Lee, M. 
Low 




Powell, D. 
Rawlings 


Barnard 




Glass 




Lucas 




Ruffin 


Barton 




Hannah 




Moffitt 




Smith, Adelaide 


Batts 




Hawkins, 


L. 


Moore 




Smith, Anita 


Baxter 




Hines 




Morgan 




Spence 


Best 




Hoyt 




Morris 




Springs 


Blair 




Hughes 




Miller 




SlJSMAN 


Blakeley 




Jacobs 




McCabe 




Thomas, Euc. 


Blount 












Thorn e 


Bonner, E. 












Thorpe 


Bowne 












Toler 


Branson 






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Venable 


Bristol 












Waddell, E. 


Brock 












Waddell, K. 


Budge 






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Walton 


Cheek 












Ward 


Collier, S. 






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Weeks 


Chrismon 












Wilkes 


Dougherty 






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Wills 


Drane 












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Epsilon Alpha Pi Literary Society 

(Founded 1900) 

Colors: Olive and Gold Flower: Jonquil 

Motto: Es?e quam videri 

Officers 

Helen Battle /'resident 

Nina Burke - First Vice-President 

Mary C. Wilson - - - Second lire-President 

Millicent Blanton Secretary 

Ellen Lav Treasurer 

Josephine Ekwin Senior Teller 

Mary Yellott - Junior Teller 



Ellen Lay 



Inter-Society Debaters 



Millicent Blanton 



Commencement Marshals 

Eleanor Sublett, Chief 
Millicent Blanton Dorothy Kirtland 



Miss Bottum 




Miss McKi 






Mr. Owen 


Miss Lee 




IMMON 




Miss Trowbridge 






Active Members 






Allen 


Duncan, 


A. 


Kern 




Nolan 


A VENT, E. 


Duncan, 


M. 


Kirtland, 


D. 


Prathxr 


Avent, L. S. 


Fields 




Kirtland, 


M. 


Powell, L. 


Barn hill 


Fishel 




Lay, E. 




Pecram 


Battle 


Hale 




Lindsay 




Rocers 


Bell 


Hart.N. 




McMurray 


Sherrod 


Bissett 


Howell 




Meccs, L. 




Sublett 


Blanton 


Hutson 




Mountcastle 


Sydnor 


Bonner, C. 


Keith 




Norfleet 




Swett 


Boyd 










Town send 


Brown, M. 










Toy 


Burke 










Tucker 


Carr, A. 










Wilson, M. C. 


Collier, Eun. 










Whitaker, D. 


Cooper 




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Woody 


Dalichtridge 




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Yarborouch 


Davis 










Yellott 


Dawson 










Youke 







M. Blanton 



E. B. La 



E. Bowne 



L. L. Anderson 



The Inter-Society Debate 

Tuesday, May 29, 1919, 8:00 p.m. 

Resolved, That Ireland Should Have Complete Independence. 
Affirmative: Epsilon Alpha Pi — Ellen Booth Lav, "19, and Millicent Blanton, '20 
Negative: Sigma Lambda— Lucy London Anderson, "20, and Elizabeth Bowne, "19 

Judges 
Rev. Milton A. Barber of Christ Church 
Supt. Harry Howell of the Raleigh Schools 
Joseph B. Cheshire, Jr., Esq. 



The judges decided the debate two to one in favor of the negative. 

The annual Inter-Society Debates were inaugurated in 1902, and were held each year up to and 
including 1913. In those twelve years the Sigma Lambda debaters were victorious eight times and 
the Epsilon Alpha Pi debaters four times. The Alpha Rho Society was organized in 1912, and in 
1914, 1915, and 1917 there was a series of three debates, each society debating the other two. In 
1914 Alpha Rho won both debates and Epsilon Alpha Pi defeated Sigma Lambda. In 1915 Epsilon 
Alpha Pi won both debates and Sigma Lambda defeated Alpha Rho. In 1917 each society won and 
lost. In 1916 the debates gave way to the Shakespearean Contest, in which Sigma Lambda was pro- 
nounced the winner. 

Including all eighteen years, Sigma Lambda has won ten times from Epsilon Alpha Pi, and 
Epsilon Alpha Pi has won seven times from Sigma Lambda. 












R. Glass J. Roffih E. Soblett D. Kirtland M. Blami 

The Commencement Marshals, 1919 

Eleanor Sublett, "21, E A II, Chief 
Dorothy Kirtland, "21, E A ll 

MlLLICENT BLANTON, '20, E A II 

Rainsford Glass, '20. 2 A 

Jane Ruffin, '20. - A 



The Literary Society Activities 



The Literary Societies have been leading organizations at St. Mary's since their establishment. 
Named after the leading Southern poets — Edgar Allen Poe and Sidney Lanier — they hold weekly 
meetings, with special Inter-Society Meetings to celebrate the special holiday occasions — Thanks- 
giving, Lee's Birthday, Washington's Birthday, etc. For seventeen years they have held annual Inter- 
Society Debates, and for two years they cooperated with the English Department in an Inter-Society 
Contest in writing, which included poetry, story, and essay. 

Last year the Societies alternately edited the Literary Section of The Muse, furnishing the 
material for their numbers. Judges were appointed to decide which excelled in this for the year, and 
announced on Class Day their decision in favor ol Epsilon Alpha Pi. 

The Societies choose annually the Commencement Marshals, the Chief Marshal being chosen by 
each in turn. 







The Dawn of Peace 

The stars still shone in the deep sapphire 

Of the sky, like flecks of gold; 
The murmuring voices of Night's soft choir 
Were hushed, but the wind blew cold — 
Blew strong, blew free. 
From 'cross the sea, 
With news of peace and victory. 

The stars grew dim and the sky grew pale. 

Then flushed with a golden flood 
Of color, as Day drew back her veil, 
And the sun rose red as blood — 
Rose high, rose free, 
O'er land and sea — 
With news of peace and victory. 

And with the sun, in equal power. 

O'er all the wandering world. 
There floats aloft o'er dome and lower 
The Starry Flag unfurled — 
Float high, float free. 
Eternity 
Shall ring with peace and victory*! 

Maky T. Yellott, '20 














Chapel Officers, 1918-19 

Chapel Marshals: Marian Drane and Louise Toler 
Chapd Wardens: Ellen Lay and Josephine Erwin 
Chapel Librarians: CARRIE McIver WlLKES and Katherine Batts 



Katherine G. Batts 



The Altar Guild 

Miss Kate McKimmon, Director 
President Carrie McIver Wilkes, Treasurer 



B. Albertson 
L. Anderson 
L. S. A VENT 
M. Barnard 

H. Battle 

K. Batts 

R. Baxter 

E. Bonner 

Bowne 

Boyd 

Brock 

Burke 

Cabell 

Cheek 

Eliz. Collier 

S. Collier 

Cooper 

Davis 

M. Dougherty 



M. Drane 
A. Duncan 
J. Erwin 

E. Faiislly 
M. Forrester 
M. Gareissen 
R. Glass 

N. Hart 
V. Herrick 
V. Howell 
V. Jordan 

F. Kent 

D. Kirtl \\d 

M. KlRTLAND 

K. Klincman 

E. Lay 

C. MlLLI.lt 

C. Moore 

F. Mountcastle 



E. Nolan 
C. Northrop 
J. Patterson 
M. Rawlincs 

J. RlFFIN 

P. Sherrod 
Ad. Smith 
Anita Smith 

E. Subli;tt 

Eu. Thomas 

Eliz. Thomas 

Thorpe 

Toy 

Walton 

Ward 

Weeks 

Wilkes 

Wilson 

Ylllott 
















The Junior Auxiliary Organization, 1918-19 

Genera! Directress, Miss McKimmon 

The Council 
Elizabeth Waddell, Chairman 

The Officers of the Chapters ex officio 



The Chapter Officers 



St. Anne's Chapte 
Margaret Rawlincs 

Lucy L. Anderson - 
J. Erwin - 
Anita Smith - 
Miss Dennis 



St. Monica's Chapter 
Carrie McIver Wilkes - 
Jane Toy 
Adelaide Smith 
Mrs. Marriott 



St. Catherine's Chapter 
Mary Will Datjchtridge 
Nina Burke 
Laura Hawkins 
Laura Hawkins 
Miss Bottum - 

Lucy Bratton (Chapter 
Rainsford Glass 
Millicent Blanton 
Helen Battle 
Miss Sutton - 



President 
Vice-President 
Treasurer 
Secretary 
Adviser 



President 
- Vice-President - 
Secretary-Treasurer 

Adviser 



President 
Vice-President 
Secretary 
Treasurer 
Adviser 



President 
■ Vice-President • 
Secretary-Treasurer 

Adviser 



St. Agnes' Chapter 

Katherine Batts 

- Nina Cooper 
Annie Duncan 

Catherine Boyd 

- Miss Shields 

Margaret's Chapter 

- Elizabeth Thomas 

Frances Mountcastle 

Mary C. Wilson 

Mrs. Way 



St. Elizabeth's Chapter 

Margaret Barnard 

- Louise Toler 
Mary Moffitt 

- Ellen B. Lay 
Miss Thornton 

Kate McKimmon Chapter 

Mary Yellott 

- Elizabeth Bowne 
Eleanor Sublett 

- Miss Erie Roberts 



Delegates to the Blue Ridge Conference. June, 1918 



Helen Battle, '19 
Katherine Batts, '20 
Marian Drane, '19 



Rainsford Glass, '20 
Ellen Lay, '19 
Elizabeth Waddell, '19 




The Woman s Auxiliary 

Mrs. Way President 

Miss Sutton Vice-President 

Miss McKimmon Secretary 

Miss Fenner Treasurer 



The Choir 



Mr. R. Blinn Owen 
Miss Erie Roberts - 



Organist and Choirmaster 
- Assistant Organist 



M. Allen 
E. Avent 
N. Blakeley 
C. Boyd 
N. Cooper 
M. Dougherty 
A. Duncan 
M. Fields 
G. Franklin 
R. Glass 
M. Hoyt 



E. Hutson 

M. KlRTIAND 

K. Klingman 

E. Lay 
G. Low 
L. Megcs 

M. Meekins 

F. Morgan 

F. MOUNTCASTLE 

A. Patch 
D. Powell 
A.Ray 



M. Rawlincs 
V. Scott 

A. Smith 
M. Springs 

B. Susman 
N. Tucker 
E. Waddell 
P. Weeks 

D. Whitaker 
M. Wilson 
M. Yellott 
M. Yorke 




Scenes from the "Welcome to the 113th" (above) 

Reminders of the late (and only) snow (below) 

Figures recalling the "Colonial Ball' 









Sigma Athletic Association 

Colors: Red and White 



Elizabeth Waddell 
Helen Battle ■ 
Mildred Kirtland - 
Elizabeth Waddell 
Mary Hoke 
Margaret Yorke 
Dorothy Kirtland 



- President 
- Vice-President 

Secretary and Treasurer 

Captain uj Basketball 

■ Captain of Tennis 



Ch, 



Leade 



F. Aiken 

B. Albertson 
L. Anderson 

E. A VENT 

M. Bailed 

M. Barnhill 
H. Battle 
K. Batts 

C. Bonner 
R. Baxter 
M. Best 

B. Bessellieu 
E. Bissett 

H. Blair 
N. Blakeley 

C. Boyd 
A. Bristol 
L. Brock 
M. Brown 
H. Budge 
M. Carr 
S. Carson 

E. Champion 
A. Cheek 
Eliz. Collier 
Eun. Collier 
N. Cooper 

J. Crawford 
A. Cum ming 
M. Daughtridge 
M. Drane 

F. Dunwody 
J. Erwin 

M. L. EVERETTE 



E. Fairli.'i 
M. Fallon 
M. Fields 
E. Freeland 
E. Hale 

E. Hannah 
K. Hawkins 
L. Hawkins 
M. Hawkins 

F. Henu-i 

A. Hiccs 
M. Hoke 
M. Holt 

G. HuCUENIN 

C Jackson 
L. Jacobs 
K. Keith 
D. Kirtland 
M. Kirtland 
K. Kljngman 

B. Lanier 
L. Lay 
O.Lee 

L. Lucas 
H. Michael 
C Miller 
M. Moffitt 

F. MoiJNTCASTLE 

M. McCabe 
J. McMorris 
S. McAIurry 

C. McRae 

M. NORFLEET 



J. NoTHWANC 

V. Page 
A. Patch 
M. S. Pecram 
M. Pickett 
M. Pou 
L. Powell 
M. Prather 
M. Rawlincs 
A. Rembert 
R. Robbins 

C. ROBERSON 

E. Rogers 

Anita Smith 
M. Springs 

B. SUSMAN 

M. Sydnor 
A. Tayloe 

Eliz. Thomas 
M. Thorpe 
H. Townsend 
J. Toy 
N. Tucker 

E. Waddell 
K. Waddell 
L. Walton 

D. Whitaker 
N. White 

M. C. Wilson 

F. Woody 

M. R. Wright 
M. Yarborough 
M. Yorke 









Mu Athletic Association 

Colors: Dark Blue and White 

Nina Burke President 

Rainsford Glass - Vice-President 

Jane Ruffin - Secretary-Treasurer 

Ellen Lav Captain Basketball. 

Frances Kern - Captain Tennis 

Elizabeth BoWNE Cheer Leader 

Members 



M. Allen 
H. Ashton 

L. S. A VENT 

B. Parker 

H. Barber, 
M. Barn hill 
F. Barton 
L. Bell 
M. Blanton 

D. Blount 

C. Bonner 
E. Bonner 

E. Bowne 
E. Branson 
N. Burke 

D. Cabell 
A. Carr 

M. Chrismon 
Eliz. Collier 
M. Cooley 
J. Copeland 
S. Davis 
M. Dawson 
M. Dougherty 
A. Duncan 
M. Duncan 

E. Ebeuman 
H. Eccles 

M. Edmundson 

S. FlSHEL 



G. Franklin 
V. Flora 
M. Gareissen 
R. Glass 
R. Harris 
M. Hart 
N. Hart 
V. Herrick 
H. Hill 
R. Hill 
L. Hines 
V. Howell 
E. Hughes 

E. Hlitson 
C James 
V. Jordan 

F. Kent 

F. Kern 

C. Kirby-Smith 
E. Lawrence 
A. Lay 
E. 13. Lay 
M.Lee 

E. Lindsay 

G. Low 

M. Meekins 
G. Meggs 
L. Meggs 
C. Moore 

F. B. Morgan 
M. S. Morgan 



L. Morris 
E. Nolan 

B. Parker 

J. Patterson 

D. Powell 

A. Ray 

J. Ruffin 
V. Scott 
P. Sherrod 
Adelaide Smith 

C. Spence 

E. Sublett 

D. Swett 
S. Taylor 
Euc. Thomas 
C. Thorne 

G. Timberlake 
L. Toler 

F. Venable 
M. Wallace 

E. Ward 

E. Way 
P. Weeks 

F. Whedbee 
C. M. Wilkes 

B. WlLKINS 

M.B.Wilson 
M. B. Wimberly 
L. L. Wills 
M. Yellott 

























The Sigma Basketball Teams, 1919 





First Irani 




Second Team 


Forwards . 


. Elizabeth Waddell (Capt.) 
Marjorie Brown 


Forwards 


■ . Si sa\ Collier iCapt.) 
Mary Hoke 


Guards . . 


. Helen Battle 
Nina Cooper 


(■nurds . 


■ . Annie Higgs 

Call'ie Mae Roberson 


Centers . . 


. Jane Toy 

Catherine Boyd 


Centers . 


. . Elizabeth Hale 
Margaret Yorke 




Junior 


Tram 






Forwards . . Eunice 
Guards . . . Martha Best. 
Centers . . . Mart Louise 


Collier, Dorothy Whitaker 
Lucy Lay 
Everett, Mary Yarboroi ch 



The Sigma Yells 

Margaret Yorke and Dorothy Kirtland, Cheer Leaders 

Oh. Sigma t-e-a-m, team, 
Will win the g-a-m-e, game; 
Beat the Mus until they'll 
Never be the s-a-m-e, same. 

At every m-e-e-t, meet, 
And game we'll b-e-a-t, beat; 
So just you watch the Sigmas 
Win the g-a-m-e, game. 



Tutty, fruity. Punch and Judy, 
Red and white will do its duty; 
Don't you worry, don't you fret. 
Red and white will get there yet. 



Rip, rah, ray, ray! 
Come, now, say, say. 
Who's going to win today — 

Mu team? Nay! Nay! 
Sigmas! 

(Tune — "Smile, Smile, Smile") 
Put a lot of pepper in your old gym shoes 
And play! play! play; 

Keep up your ginger so we'll beat the Mus, 
And we'll win the day — 
That's the way to beat them. 
We're betting, team, on you, 
So— put a lot of pepper in your old gym shoes. 
And beat the Mus! _ 

Oh, good gracious! 

How audacious! 

That the Mu team dares to face us! 

Can they beat us? 

No! 

Sigma ! 

Sigma girls are high minded. 

Believe to my soul they're double-jointed. 

They play ball and don't mind it, 

All day long! 

Rip, rah, rus! 

Confess we must, 

Who is best next to us— 

Mu team, Mu team. 

Rip, rah, rus! 



Who's going to win, win? 
Who's going to win, win? 
Who's going to win, win? 
We're going to win, win, 
We're going to win, win, 
We're going to win, win. 
Easy ! 



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The Mu Basketball Teams, 1919 



Forwards 
Guards . 
Centers . 
Substitutes . 



First Team 
Frances Kern 
Margaret Barnard 

Rainsford Glass 
Nina Burke 

Ellen B. La> (Capt.) 
Dorothy Powell 

H. Barber 

M. Edmundson 

M. B. WlMBERLY 



Second Team 

Forwards . . Marcaret Edmundson 
Mary Yellott 

Guards . . . Harriet Barber 

Mary B. Wimberly, \CaptA 

Centers . . . Florida Kent 

Mildred Chhismon 

Substitutes . . M. Nolan 

E. SUBLETT 
J. RUFFIN 



Junior Team 

Forwards . . Mary B. Wilson, Marietta Gareissen 
Guards . . . Virginia Scott (Capt.), Christine James 

Centers . . . LOME MORRIS, MURIEL DOUGHERTY 

Substitutes . . E. Way, M. S. Morgan, A Lawrence, C. Spence 



Mu Yell 



Elizabeth Bowne, Cheer Leader 



( Tune — K-K-K-K-Katy) 

M-M-M-Mu team. 

Beautiful Mu team, 

You're the very bestest team 

We've ever had. 

When the S-S-S-S-Sigmas 

Come out to play us 

They will find that they are in it, 

For the bad. 



1—2—3—4— 
3—2—1—4— 
Who are we for? 
Mu! 



Give them the axe, axe, axe; 
Give them the axe, axe, axe; 
Give "em the axe, 
Give 'em the axe, 
Give 'em the axe. 
Where? 

Right in the neck, neck, neck; 

Right in the neck, neck, neck; 

Right in the neck, 

Right in the neck. 

Right in the neck, 

There! 



M— U 

That's the way we spell it! 

Ray— Mu! 

That's the way we yell it! 



When you're up, you're up; 
When you're down, you're down; 
When you're up against the Mus, 
You're down! 



Kero, Karo, Kiro, Kite, 
Mu Team. Mu Team, 
Blue and White! 
Kero, Karo, Kirn, Kli, 
Vivo Mu Team! 
MU! MU! MU! 



Razzle, dazzle, never frazzle; 
Every thread of wool, 
Altogether! Altogether! 
That's the way to pull. 



We've the rep, rep, rep; 
We've the pep, pep, pep; 
We set the step, 
Ssh!— Who? 
MU! 



Hit 'em high! Hit "em low! 
Mu Team, Let's Go! 



We'll pass that ball like Mus, 
We'll pass that ball like Mus, 
Where the guards are weak 
We'll pass it through, 
Where the guards are strong 
We'll pass it. too; 
We'll pass that ball like Mus! 


































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Athletic Record, 1918-19 

Basketball 
First Team Games 

March 3 Mu, 32; Sigma, 20 

March 22 Sigma, 28; Mu, 14 

April 5 Sigma, 21; Mu, 17 

April 21 Sigma, 34; Mu. 27 

Won by Sigmas — 25 points. 

Second Team Games Junior Team Games 

,, , , .. „, c . ., March 3 Sigma, 13; Mu, 7 

March 3 Mu, 21; Sigma. 13 s T i 00 A ,, ^ c c - io 

' b j March 12 Mu, 26; Sigma, 13 

March 22 Mu, 27: Sigma, 14 \ ]n u 21 Mu. 35; Sigma, 20 

Won by Mus— 12% points. Won by Mus — 12% points. 








Spring Athletic Meet 

fl'on by Mus Won by Sigmas 
Points Points 

Shuttle Race. Obstacle Race, Snake Race, Bag Race, won by Sigma.. __ 40 

Goal Shooting Race, won by Mu 10 

Running Broad Jump, won by Mu IS 

Nina Cooper (first), Sigma 13 ft., 6 in. -_ 2 

Helen Rattle (second), Sigma 13 ft., S in. 

Running High Jump, won by Mu 15 

Ellen Lay (first), Mu 4 ft., 6 in. 2 

Katharine Batts (second), Sigma 4 ft., 5 in. 

Nina Cooper (third), Sigma 4 ft., 4 in. 

Standing Broad Jump, won by Mu IS 

Helen Battle (first), Sigma 7 ft., ID in. __ 2 

Long Distance Basketball Throw, won by Mu 12 

Nina Cooper ( first ) , Sigma 66 ft. 2 

Elizabeth Wad.lell (second). Sigma 63% ft. 

Margaret Barnard (third). Mu 62 ft. 

Dashes, won by Helen Battle, Sigma __ 8 

Nina Cooper (second). Sigma „ 4 

Total score of meet 69 58 



Tennis 

Tournament unfinished May IS, 1919 

Incomplete Score for ) ear 

Basketball Sigma. HO; Mu. 30 

Meet Sigma, 58; Mu. 69 

Tennis Sigma, __; Mu, __ 






Granddaughters and Great-granddaughters of St. Mary's 

Motto: Lest We Forget Song: Auld Lang Syne 

Colors: Light Blue and White 

Flower: Pansy 



Jane Ruffin - 
Frances Mountcastle 
Laura Hawkins 



President 
Secretary 
Treasurer 



Florence Aiken, of Brunswick, Ga. 
gd. of Fannie Bryan, of New Bern. 

Lucy London Anderson, of Fayetteville. 

d. of Lucy Worth London, of Pittsboro. 

Elizabeth Baker, of Raleigh. 

Katherine Baker, of Raleigh. 

ds. of Katherine Haywood, of Raleigh, 
gds. of Mary Boylan, of Raleigh, 
ggds. of Mary Kinsey, of Raleigh. 

Elizabeth Bowen Bonner, of Trenton, N. J. 
gd. of Virginia Ellison, of Washington. 

Catherine Cole Boyd, of New Bern. 

d. of Annie Roberts, of New Bern. 

Adelaide Boylston, of Raleigh. 

d. of Adelaide Snow, of Raleigh. 
gd. of Betsy Boylan, of Raleigh, 
ggd. of Mary Kinsey, of Raleigh. 

Nina Horner Cooper, of Oxford. 

d. of Julia Horner, of Oxford. 

Mildred Dawson, of Trenton. 

d. of Lissa Smith, of Trenton. 

Florida Dunwody, of Pensacola, Fla. 
gd. of Fannie Bryan, of New Bern. 

Elsie Boyden Fairley, of Rockingham. 
d. of Sallie Shaw, of Rockingham. 



Mary Fetter, of Raleigh. 

gd. of Mary Wright, of Edenton. 

Frances Green, of Raleigh. 

gd. of Sara Frances Atkinson. 

Laura Snowden Hawkins, of Jacksonville, Fla. 
gd. of Eliza C. London, of Pittsboro. 

Virginia Mayo Herrick, of Williamston. 

d. of Delia Cotton Lamb, of Williamston. 

Mary McBee Hoke, of Raleigh. 

gd. of Catherine Alexander, of Lincolnton. 

Marjorie Blount Hoyt, of Washington, 
gd. of Elizabeth Perry, of Washington. 

Gladys Inclesby Hucuenin, of Spartanburg, S. C. 
d. of Annie Inglesby, of Charleston, S. C. 

Vircinia Lanier Jordan, of Williamston. 

gd. of Nellie GifTord. 

Louise Denninc Lucas, of Hopewell, Va. 
gd. of Lillian Cantwell, of Raleigh. 

Caroline R. McRae, of Thomasville. 

d. of Elizabeth Skinner, of Edenton. 
gd. of Camilla Skinner, of Edenton. 

Mary Strange Morcan, of Raleigh. 

gd. of Marguerite Butt, of Hertford. 

Frances Holt Mountcastle, of Lexington, 
gd. of Frances Holt, of Lexington. 








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Sylbert Pendleton, of Raleigh. 

d. of Elizabeth Busbee, of Raleigh. 

gd. of Sallie Smith, of Scotland Neck. 

Margaret Poo, of Smithfield. 

d. of Carolina Haughton Ihrie, of Pittsboro. 
gd. of Mary Anne Haughton, of Pittsboro. 

Marian Prather, of Mount Airy, 
d. of Cora Quincy. 

Marcaret Raney, of Raleigh. 
Katherine Raney, of Raleigh. 

ds. of Kate Denson, of Raleigh, 
gds. of Matilda Cowan, of Wilmington. 

Margaret Muse Rawlings, of Wilson, 
d. of Sarah Daniel of Wilson. 

Augusta Rembert, of Columbia, S. C. 

gd. of Augusta Porcher, of Columbia. S. C. 

Jane Reynolds Ruffin, of Mayodan. 
gd. of Mary Cain, of Salisbury. 

Margaret Elizabeth Springs, of Waverly Mills, S. C. 
gd. of Elizabeth Morris, of Wilmington. 



Margaret Thorpe, of Wilmington, 

d. "1 Anne Claypole Wright, of Wilmington, 

Jane Bingham Toy. of Chapel Hill, 
d. of Jennie Bingham, of Salisbury. 

Frances Preston Venable, of Chapel Hill. 
(1. of Sallie Manning, of Chapel Hill. 

Sallie Preston Weeks, of Washington, D. C. 
d. of Sallie Mangum Leach, of Trinity. 

Frances Skinner Whedbee, of Greenville, 
gd. of Fannie Skinner, of Hertford. 

Carrie McIver Wilkes, of Charlotte. 

(I. df Fannie Lucas, of Society Hill, S. C. 
gd. of Carrie McIver, of Society Hill. S. C. 

Mary Bertrand Wilson, of Raleigh, 
d. of Mary Turner, of Raleigh, 
gd. of Love Rout, of Raleigh. 

Margaret Bernice Yorke. of Charlotte. 

d. of Frances Elizabeth Rogers, of Concord. 

Miss Kate Giddens. of Norfolk, Va. 

gd. of Mary E. Pugh, of Pitt County. 







The Dramatic Club in Tennyson's "Princess" 

Presented under the direction of Miss Florence C. Davis at the Seventy-sixth Commencement, 

June 1. 1918 



Mary C. Wilson as "The Princess" 
Millicent Blanton as "The Prince" 
Ellen Lav as "The King" 
Dorothy Kirtland as "Melissa" 
Aline Hughes as "Lady Blanche" 
Alice Seed as "Lady Psyche" 
\i hiie'i Stone as "Florian" 
Roth Russell as "Cyril" 
Jane Toy and Nina Cooper as the "Twin Brothers" 




The Dramatic Club 



Miss Florence C. Davis 
Mary C. Wilson 
Ellen Lay 



- Director 

• President 
Business Manager 



Florence Aiken 
Katherine Batts 
Rebecca Baxter 
Martha Best 

MlLLICENT BLANTON 

Clarissa Bonner 
Elizabeth Bonner 
Elizabeth Bowne 
Catherine Boyd 



Mildred Cooley 
Nina Cooper 
Josephine Copeland 
Mildred Dawson 
Annie Higgs 
Virginia Howell 
Dorothy Kirtland 
Mahalah Meekins 
Grace Meccs 



Catherine Miller 
Mary Moffitt 
Anita Smith 
Crichton Thorne 
Jane Toy 
Nannie Tucker 
Preston Weeks 
Carrie McIver Wilkes 
Mary Yellott 






The Monthly Muse Board, 1918-19 






The St. Mary's Muse 




Subicription Price 
Single Copiei 



One Dollar 
Fifteen Cenli. 



A Magazine published monthly except in July and August at St. Mary'8 
School, Raleigh. N C „ In the Interest of the students and Alumna?, under the 
idllorlal management of the Mlse Club. 

Address all communications and send all subscriptions to 

THE ST. MAitY'S MUSE, 

Correspondence from friends solicited Raleigh, N. C. 



EDITORIAL STAFF. 191S-19 
Ellen B. Lav, '19, Editor-in-Chief 



v- : "2ll> 





Epsilan Alpha Pi 
Eleanor Suulelt, "20 
Millicent Dlanton, '20 



Sigma Lambda 
Rene Glass, '20 
Lucy London Anderson, 



Jane Toy. '20, Exchange Editor 

Mary T. Yellott, '20, Editor of -And So Forth" 

Louise Tolek, '19, Business Manager 

Jane Rui-TIN, '20, Assistant Business Manager 




EDITORIAL 




>.■ tluit the Muse ia rea '' 
>f a real If l'se, priu' 
lize that soon we sh 

niliition is readied ! 



W/>' 



\\ We have 

i style, that 
our bauds, 

more ! 



L. ToLER 



E. Sublett 
K. Glass 



J.Toi 



E. B. La\ 



.1. RUFFIM 



M. Yellott 



L. Anderson 

M. Blanton 










The Muse Club 



Marian Drang. "19 
Ellen B. Lav, "19 - 
Louise Toler, "19 - 
Jane Ruffin, "20 



Chairman 

Editor-in-Chief 

- Business Manager 

Secretary and 

Assistant Bus. Manager 



Bertha Albertson, '19 
Lucy London Anderson 
Margaret Barnard, '21 
Helen Battle, '19 
(Catherine Batts, "20 

MlLLICENT BLANTON, "20 

Elizabeth Bowne, '19 
Nina Burke. 19 



Nina Cooper, '20 
'21 Sara Davis, "20 

Josephine Ekuin, "19 
Mararet Fallon, 19 
Rainsford Glass. "20 
Dorothy Kirtland. '21 
Mildred Kirtland. 19 
Nancy Lay. '20 
Mary Moffitt. "20 



Margaret Rawlincs, '20 
Anita Smith 
Eleanor Sublett, '20 
Jane Toy, '20 
Elizabeth Waddell, "19 
Carrie McIver Wilkes. *20 
Mary C. Wilson. '19 
M \m\ T. Yellott. '20 



Miss Frances Bottum, '12 Miss Rebe Shields, "10 

Mr. Ciuukshank, Director 










The Chorus 



Mr. R. Blinn Owen 

Miss Martha Roberts 



Director 

Assistant 



YvENT, E. 
AvENT, L. S. 

Barn hill 
Blakeley 

Cooper 

Dougherty 

Duncan, A. 

Fields 

Franklin 

Glass 

Hoyt 

HUTSON 

James 

Kirtland, M. 
Klincman 
Lay,E.B. 

Lay, L. 



Lay, N. 
Lindsay 




Low 

Meek ins 

Morgan 

mountcastle 

Morris, L 

Patch 

Pecram 

Powell 

Ray 

Sherrod 

SllSMAN 

Tucker 
Waddell, E. 
Wilson, M. C. 

WlMBERLl 

Yellott 

YORKE 










The Sketch Club 

Flower; Devil's Paint Brush Colors: Hooker's Green and Chinese White 

Aim: To put old masters to shame 

Miss Fenner Director 

Josephine Erwin President 

Jane Ruffin .... Secretary and Treasurer 



11. Barber 
H. Battle 
E. Branson 
M. Carr 
H. Eccles 
LJ. Besselueu 



M. Fetter 

C. Jones 
J. Jones 

D. Kirtland 
0. Lee 

S. Linehan 



M. Meekins 
A. Rembert 
E. Rogers 
E. Way 
M. Wallace 

M. YORKE 










FAULTY SNAP-SHOTS- 




Ourselves y 




The Calendar, 1918-19 



September 17-21, Tuesday-Thursday. Opening days 
of the 77th Annual Session. Arrival of new girls 
Tuesday; return of old girls Wednesday; formal 
opening of School Thursday morning. Opening 
reception. Old Girls to New Girls, in the Parlor. 
Saturday evening. 

SEPTEMBER 25-October 23. All meetings omitted on 
account of the influenza. 

NOVEMBER 1, Friday. Founders' Day. No holiday, 
but special Chapel service at the regular time, 
8:40 in the morning, with brief address by the 
Rector, and Inter-Society meeting with program 
commemorative of the day in the Parlor after 
lunch. 

November 2, Saturday. The Halloween Party in 
the Gymnasium, 8:15, with the Seniors leading in 
their characterization of "the Flu." 

November 4, Monday. First Student Meeting of the 
year, under the chairmanship of Mildred kirt- 
land, President of the Senior Class, 8:30 a.m., fol- 
lowed by Patriotic Parade around the Grove in 
celebration of Austria's surrender. 

November 4-10. United War Work Campaign Week. 
Systematic individual canvass of students and 
faculty on Monday; address by Miss Elizabeth 
Lawson, Associate Director for Women, on Wed- 
nesday evening after Chapel, and celebration 
on Thursday evening, with address by Dr. La- 
prade, followed by the call for pledges, conducted 
by Ellen Lay, "19. The quota assigned St. Mary's 
was $200; the amount pledged and paid, $1,350. 



November 2, Saturda 
the Gymnasium. 



The Hallowe'en Party 



November 11, Monday. Early morning celebration 
<>f l he signing of the Armistice, with flag raising. 
etc., at 7 a.m. 

November 12-18. Red Cross Campaign for member- 
ship in the St. Mary's Auxiliary to the Raleigh 
Chapter, under the direction of Marian Drane, '19, 
resulting in a membership of 191. 

November 17, Sunday. Talk in the evening on China 
by Dr. Alary Glenton, Superintendent of St. 
Agnes" Hospital, lately returned from a long mis- 
sionary experience in China. 

November 18, Monday. First "Pay Day" after As- 
sembly in the morning, under the direction of 
Louise Toler, Chairman of the Pay Day Board. 

November 23, Saturday. Inter-class Parties. Sen- 
iors to the Sophomores in the Muse Room ; 
Juniors to the Freshmen in the Parlor; "Preps" 
in the Gymnasium. 

November 24, Sunday. Formal organization (or the 

year of the Junior Auxiliary Chapters under the 

general direction of Miss McKimnion and the 
Chairmanship of Elizabeth Waddell, "19. 

November 28, Thanksgiving Day. Special service 
with Thompson Orphanage offering in the morn- 
ing. Faculty Basketball Game, Reds vs. Blues, 
in the evening in the "Gym." 

November 30, Saturday. Joint Literary Society Re- 
ception in honor of new members in the Parlor. 
8:30. 



December 2-8. Advent Week of Prayer, with meet- 
ing in I he Chapel in the mornings, 7:15 to 7:30. 
under the direction of Mrs. Way. Chairman o! the 
Senior Branch of the Woman's Auxiliary. 

December 5. ■'Thursday Talk" at 7:00 by Mrs. Bick- 
ett. lately returned from her trip to France as 
member of the special committee sent by the 
Y. W. C. A. in preparation for the United War 
Work Campaign. 

December 14. Saturday Evening. Christmas Recital 
of the Elocution Department under the direction 
of Miss Davis. 

December 18. Wednesday Eveninc. Pre-Christmas 
Celebration. The "Christmas Supper" in the 
Dining-room at 6:30, the "Minstrels"— surprise 
treat of the Seniors and Mr. Owen to the School- 
in the Auditorium at 8:00; and the "Christmas 
Tree." with the procession and singing of the 
carols. Elizabeth Waddell as Santa Claus, the pre- 
sentation of "knocks." etc., in the Gymnasium. 

December 19, Thursday. Early Morning Singing of 
the Carols by the Seniors in the Grove. Home- 
going in the afternoon after 3:30. 

December 31, Tuesday. School duties resumed in 
the evening after the holidays. 

January 11, Saturday. The Muse Club's "Japanese 
Tea" in the evening "Under the Porch.' 

January 18, Saturday. "Gym Party." introducing 
the new members of the Sigmas and the Mus. 
8:00. 

Jaunar\ 25, Saturday. St. Anne's Chapter in "Mrs. 
J alley's Wax Works" in the Parlor, with Jose- 
phine Erwin as Mrs. Jarley. 8:00. 

January 27. Monday. First Faculty Recital. Miss 
Sue Kyle Southwick. Pianist. 8:30. 

January 30, Thursday. Mr. Thomas Skeyhill, Aus- 
tralian soldier, lecturer and poet, in a lecture-read- 
ing. 7:30. Miss Jones' Party to the Seniors. 
8:00. 

February 1, Saturday. The Kate McKimmon Chap- 
ter in a "Spanish Cabaret" in the "Old Dining- 
room. 8:00. 



February 3, Monday. Second Student Meeting. 
Elizabeth Kilehin's luncheon to the Seniors. The 
"Billy" Sunday meeting in the Presbyterian 
Church. 7:00. 

February 6, Thursday. Mr. Clarenze Burjo. "Cellist. 
in the Auditorium. 5 :30. 

February 8, Saturday. Return Inter-class Parties. 
Valentine Parties of the Sophomores to the Sen- 
iors in the Muse Room, and of the Freshmen to 

the Juniors in the Parlor. 8:00. 

February 9, Sunday. Talk in the Parlor on France 
by Major Edouard Dupont of the French High 
( Commission. 7 ;00. 

February 10, Monday. Second Pay Day. 

February 13, Thursday. "Surprise Valentine Sup- 
per" of Mrs. Marriott in the Dining-room. 6:30. 
Mr. Reed Miller, tenor, accompanied by Mr. 
Owen, in the Auditorium. 8:30. ( First Peace- 
Si. Mary's Concert of 1918-19.) 

February 15, Saturday. Mid-year Dramatic Club 
play in the Auditorium. 8:15. "A Change of 
Fortune." 

February 22. Saturday. "Colonial Ball" in the Par- 
lor. 8:15. 

February 24, Monday. "Kindersymphonie" in the 
Auditorium under the direction of Miss Shields. 
8:15. 

February 27. Thursday. \ irginia-Carolina Basket- 
ball game in the City Auditorium. 8:30. 

March 1, Saturday. Lucy Bratton Chapter in the 
'"Grasshopper Cantata," direction of Miss Sutton. 
in the Parlor. 8:00. 

M \u< ii 3. \lii\n n . Opening lnler-associalion Bas- 
ketball Games. First and Second Teams Mu won 
from Sigma. 8:00. 

March 4, Tuesday. Shrove Tuesday. Sigma Party 
h» the Mus in the Parlor. 8:00. 




March 5-April 19. Lenten quiet. Lenten services 
with brief addresses by the Rector Wednesday 
and Friday afternoons in the Chapel. Special 
work of all the Auxiliary Chapters. Mission 
Study Classes on Sunday evenings. Illustrated 
lectures on Thursday evening by Rev. Dr. A. B. 
Hunter on Church History. 



May 12, Monday. Alumna' Day. 78th "Birthday" 
of St. Mary's. "Al Fresco Evening'' in the Audi- 
torium in the evening in honor of the Alumnae, 
with presentation of the operetta "Pilgrim Rock," 
directed by \iis> Shields and Miss Roberts, and 
aesthetic dancing directed by Miss Bierce, the 
whole under the direction of Mr. Owen. 



April 20, Easter Sunday. Early Celebration with 
music at 8 :()(). 

April 21. Monday. Basketball games in the "Gym" 
in the morning, Sigmas winning. First Domestic 
Science Luncheon to the Faculty in the Domestic- 
Science Dining-room, 1:00. Easter Egg Hunt in 
the Grove after dinner. 7:30. 

April 24, Thi hsday. \ iolin and 'Cello Student Re- 
cital by the Misses Ray. 8:30. 

April 26, Saturday. St. Margaret's Chapter "Lawn 
Party" "under the Porch." 8:00. 

April 28, Monday. Annual Field Meet of the Ath- 
letic Association on the Athletic Field, 3:00. 

Certificate Recital of Miss Florie Belle Morgan, in 
Piano, assisted by Miss Mary Ray, 'cellist, 8:30. 

May 1, Thursday. Voice Recital of Miss Anita 
Smith, assisted by Miss Edith Miller, violinist. 
8:30. 

May 3, Saturday. Junior-Senior "Banquet" in the 
Muse Room, the repast followed by the presenta- 
tion of Mary Yellott's and Jane Toy's farce, "Up 
in Mildred's Room." 8:00. 

May 5, Monday. Second Domestic Science Luncheon 
to the Faculty. 1:00. 

May 8, Thursday. Certificate Recital in Piano of 
Miss Lou Spencer Avent, assisted by Miss Estelle 
Avent, vocalist. 8:30. 

May 10, Saturday. Eighth Annual "School Party" in 
Parlor. 8:00. 



May 17, Saturday. Annual Chorus Concert. 8:30. 

May 19, Monday. Certificate Recital in Piano of 
Miss Katharine Alston, assisted by Miss Anita 
Smith, vocalist. 8:30. 

May 22-24. Final Examinations. 

May 25-27. 77th Commencement. 

Saturday evening. May 24, 8:30. Annual Recital 
of the Elocution Department. The Dramatic 
Club, under the direction of Miss Davis, in 
two plays from the French, Moliere's "The 
Affected Young Ladies" and Rostand's "The 
Romancers." 

Sunday, May 25, 8:00. Early Celebration with 
Bishop Cheshire, Celebrant. 11:00. Morning 
Service with Commencement Sermon by the 
Rt. Rev. 11. J. Mikell, D.D., Bishop of Atlanta. 

5:00. Alumna: Service with address by the 
Rector. 

Monday, May 26. 11:00. Class Day Exercises in 
the Grove. 5:00. Annual Meeting of the 
Alumnae Association in the Parlor. 6:00. Ex- 
hibit ul the Art Department in the Art Studio, 
and ol the Domestic Art Classes in the Art 
Building. 8:30. Annual Concert of the Music 
Depart men l. 9:30. Rector's Reception to the 
Alumna 1 and Visitors in bono] of the Gradu- 
ating Class. 

Tuesday, May 27, 11 :00. Commencement Exer- 
cises. In the Auditorium, graduating program, 
with Annual Address by John Stuart Bryan, 
Esq.. of Richmond. \a.. the awards, announce- 
ments, etc.. followed by the Final Exercises in 
the Chapel, with presentation ol the Diplomas 
to the Graduates. 










"AVLD ACQUAINTANCE" 




These are the '19 Statistics — 

You may agree with them or not — 

But however that be, you will surely agree 
They're a highly accomplished lot. 

There's Kirtland, the "most influential," 
And Burke for '"attractiveness" famed; 

Most popular musical Nita, 

And Bonie's "most pepful," 'tis claimed. 

The "neatest" is Mary C. Wilson, 
And "quaintest" is Margaret Yorke; 

Mary Wyatt, without any question, 
Can quite the most ceaselessly talk! 

B. Bonner we all vote the prettiest. 

And Josephine has it for looks; 
"Keevie" Wilkes excels as a worker 

In more ways than merely in books. 

Little W hedbee's undoubtedly "cutest," 
With Hawkins she dances the best; 

Belle Besselieu, though she has rivals, 
At bluffing beats all of the rest. 

Original "Gin" is the "funniest," 

And Leila "most lovable," while 
(For they're a statistical fam'ly) 

Her sister Grace gets it for style. 

H. Battle excels in athletics, 

In courtesy. Marian Drane; 
When unselfishness comes into question, 

We all have to hand it to Jane. 

"Miss Toler's" great dignity's balanced 
By the lack of it shown by "Miss Boivne,'' 

And of all the fine girls in the finest of schools, 
Jolly Ellen's the Best-all-'round. 












The 1919 "Statistics 




Anita Smith 
'Most Popular' 



Mildred Kirtland 
"Most Influential*' 








The 1919 "Statistics" 




Frances Whedbee 
"Cutest" 

Jane Ruffin 
"Most Unselfish" 



Bettie Bonner 
'"Prettiest" 



M \rgaret Yobke 
"Quaintest" 



Mary C. Wilson 
"Neatest" 













The 1919 "Statisti 




Josephine Erwin 
"Handsomest" 








The 1919 Statistics" 



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1.1 II \ Mil.'.- 

"Most Lovable" 

Belle Bessellieu 
"Greatest Bluffer" 



Nina Bi RKE 
'Most Attractive'" 



Laura Hawkins 

Frances Whedbee 

"Best Dancers" 

Grace Meccs- 
"Most Stylish" 








The 1919 Statistics' 




Ellen I,a> 
"Best All-' round" 

Helen Battle 

"Most Athletic" 



!\Um Wiatt ^i ARBOROl in 

"Greatest Chatterbox" 



Virginia Howell 
"Funniest" 

Elizabeth Bowne 
"Most 'Pepiul' " 



"Every freshman" 

A Modernized Morality Play 
Cbichton Thorn e, 1 A 

ACT I— Scene I 

Every freshman: So this is school. My! it seems a lonesome place to be — so 
full of people and they all seem to know each other, too. I wonder where they are 
going to put me to room. O! I hope it's a front room so I can see the cars pass — 
maybe over that lovely little balcony with the flower in the window. I wish I knew. 

( Enter Fate. ) 

Fate: Are you Everyfreskman? 

Every freshman: 1 am. 

Fate: I have come to lead you to your room. Here is the number. Had you 
rather find it alone? 

Every freshman : No; lead the way, please. Fate. 







FROM THE -C0L0N1 IL B ILL" 



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THE I/-M VI EEN AND HER COl RT. 1918 




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Scene 2 

The Average Freshman 's Room 

Fate: I leave you here. Another companion will soon come to you. 

Every freshman: My roommate? 

Fate: Yes, and still another. May happiness, too, find her sweet way up here. 

Every freshman: She'll have ahout sixty-two steps to climb if she does. (Exit 
Fate.) This certainly is a bare-looking room. I can't see much from the window, 
either. 0! that lovely little balcony I saw. (Every freshman sits mournfully on bed 
and powders nose.) 

Every freshman: A knock at the door! But I don't intend to answer it. I want 
to be just by myself until I make out what it's all about. 

(Homesickness comes in unsummoned.) 

Homesickness: So you have come, have you? I knew that you felt alone and 
miserable, therefore I have come to be your constant companion for two weeks. 
There's no telling, you know, when your trunk will come — it may be lost. Chances 
are that it is. I'm sure you won't like your room-mate, and your home is millions 
and millions of miles away. Isn't the rain terrible? You don't know a living soul 
in School, do you? Poor little girl, so far away from everybody that loves you — 
come, come, Every freshman, take me for a friend of your own free will. I'm going 
to stay with you, anyway. 

Every freshman: You make me very dissatisfied and unhappy. I was promised 
good and congenial friends before I came. Get out of my room. Who are you, 
anyway? Surely not a pretended friend. 

Homesickness: I am Homesickness and, friend or not, I am your constant com- 
panion for two weeks. You will need gloom-tonic wdien you get through with old 
Homesickness. Count on that. 

Every freshman: But my promised friends, where are they — Latin, Science, 
Math, Music, History, Gym? 

Homesickness: Gym! Ha! ha! ha! So you are in love with Gym, too, are 
you? Well, that's one friend you'll get enough of before he's done with you. 
Indeed, he is most fastidious! You can't even see him without dressing especially 
for Gym. But he is the only pair of pants that you will ever see around here. To 













Senior Class Scenes 




mmmmmmm 

l.\ "C //' IND GOD V" FOR THE SCHOOL PARTY' 




ITU THE "DAISY CHAIN" ON "CLASS DAY' 








tell the truth, he is popular in a way. Every Senior, Junior and Sophomore and 
Everyjreshman, they all dress for Gym. (Every freshman dabs eyes with crepe de 
chine cloth.) 

Everyjreshman: But, Homesickness, the others — aren't they interesting? 

Homesickness: 0! the others. Well, are you particularly interested in: 

Angles, curves and lines; 

In sharps and flats. 
In formulas, equations, 

And in roll of sulphur vats? 

Infinitives and passives; 

In slanted rays, 
In theorems, hhS, 

And in the old English plays.'' 

Symbols, roots and squares, 

In stated rules, 
In irregular French verbs. 

And in government of schools? 

ACT II— Scene 1 

(Everyjreshman, with hair up, skirts lengthened. Silting at desk in room, 
writing letter. Reads aloud.) 

Everyjreshman: My benevolent Mater: Two weeks in the life of a young 
woman at college makes a great deal of difference in the young woman. I am very, 
tres changed. I am aussi ties popular. Two Seniors have spoken to me and six 
other people. The Seniors were very interested in me — enough, in fact, to ask my 
name and where I was from, respectively. (Interrupted by loud knock at door. Pep 
slicks head in door.) 

Pep: Jolly day to you, Everyjreshman! Beautiful weather, isn't it? Why on 
earth don't you wear buns? That's a ridic way you've got of fixing your flox. Who 
are you crushed on? 

BANG! 

(A pepful voice is heard dying away gradually in the distance, singing: ) 

Pep: 0! 'twas pep, pep, pep, 

That won my rep, rep, rep. 

Everyjreshman: So that is Pep, is it? and talking — talking about being crushed. 
Well, I never had the feeling before. 

ACT III 

Etc., etc., etc., etc., etc., etc., etc., etc. 
















Recalling the "School Party' 




THE JUNIORS AS "IRISH MAIDS" 

{Green and U Idle) 




THE SOPHOMORES l\ T iM-O'-SH INTERS 

(Purple and Lnrendar) 



Recalling the "School Party'' 




THE FRESHMEN "BEC IPPED" 

(Orange and Black) 




THE -PREPS" "SANDWICHED" 
(Pink and Blue) 







These are the hooks 
Thai (ill the drain of a Senior. 




These are ihe tears 

That come from the girl 

That studies the books 

That III I the brain of a Senior. 




This is the brain of a Senii 




This is the girl 

That studies the books 

That fill the brain of a Senior. 




These are the fears 

That cause the tears 

That come from the girl 

That studies the hooks 

That fill the brain of a Senior. 



This is the time of examination 

That stirs up the fears 

That causes the tears 

That come from the girl 

That studies the books 

That fill the brain of a Senior, 













This is the clay of graduation 

That follows the time of examination 

That stirs up the fears 

That cause the tears 

That come from the girl 

That studies the books 

That fill the brain of a Senior. 



This is the graduate full of elation 

Upon the day of her graduation 

That follows the time of examination 

That stirs up the fears 

That cause the tears 

That come from the girl 

That studies the books 

That fill the brain of a Senior. 








E. Bowne 

(Illustrated by Josephine Erwin) 









Mother Goose Adapted 

She that would thrive 

Must rise at five. 

She that hath thriven 

May lie till seven. 
But restriction's sure to be the late 
Of her who lies in heil 'till eight. 

For ever) evil under the sun 
There is a cure, or else there's none. 
Oh, that someone a cure could mention. 
Monday mornings for Detention! 

Jack Sprat could eat no fat, 
His wife could eat no lean, 
Bui Fannie ate no meals at all 
Ami nothing much between. 

Hey, diddle, diddle. 

The "uke" and the fiddle. 
The mandolin and the guitar; 

All lake a back stand 

Before our jazz band. 
And "Bonie" s a second Farrar! 



"Mistress Mary, quite contrary. 

How is your plot today?" 
"I must confess, it's a great success, 

If you want a crop of hay!" 

M. T. Y. 








A Muse Alphabet 

A. is for Annual, 

Supported by dues; 
g is for basketball, 

Sigmas and Mus; 
C Mr. Cruiksbank. 

Who helped see it out. 
D is for Daffodils, 

Names twisted about. 
F is for Erwin. 

The sketches, her part ; 
F for Miss Fenner 

Who taught her the art. 
Q is for graduates, 

A studious! ? I clan. 
H Mr. Horton, 

Photographer man. 
I inspiration 

Upon every page; 
J tor the jingles. 

Should be quite the rage 
K for Miss Katie, 

To all of us dear. 
L is for Lay, 

The Senior Class seer. 
M for the marshals, 

All dressed in while. 
N is for nonsense, 

Frivolous and light. 
is for Owen, 

In chorus we see. 
P lor this "poem," 

'Twas written by me. 
for quotations, 

Most aptly they fit. 
R for our Rector. 

With humor and wit. 
S for statistics, 

Superlative girls. 
T for the tournament. 

Where the ball whirls. 
TJ for the uses 

In years to come; 

V for the visions 

It brings back home. 
W is for work — 

We did it all right. 
X lor excitement 

When the Muse came to li< 

Y is for Yellott, 
From cover to cover. 

And Z is for zeal, 

The Muse Board all over. 
E. B. 



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Apt Quotations 

"One ear it heard, at the other out it went."' — Jodie Copeland. 

''Great thoughts come from the heart." — Mary Yeltott's poetry. 

"Which I have earned from the sweat of ray brow" — 75 on Miss Meares' English. 

"With volleys of eternal babble." — Mary Yarborough. 

"They are as sick that surfeit with too much as they that starve with nothing." — 

The Feasters. 
''For you and I are past our dancing days." — Abnormuls. 
"Here are a few of the unpleasantest words that ever blotted paper: 

'Not granted — A. E. Jones." " 
"Whose yesterday looks backward with a smile." — The Seniors. 
"Oh, wearisome condition of humanity!" — Restriction. 
"Nor can one word be changed but for a worse." — Mr. Way's Sermons. 
"Cheaply bought for twice their weight in gold." — Hairnets. 
"A wilderness of sweets."' — The Little Store. 
"Sad, sad to think ihe year is almost done." — The School Parly. 
"When the brisk minor pants for twenty-one." — Billies and Bunnies. 
"These riches are possessed but not enjoyed." — The Dead Line on Sunday. 
"Really and truly- I've nothing to wear." — Jane Raffin. 
"To that dry drudgery at the desk's dead wood." — Study Hall. 
"The hair-brained chatter of irresponsible frivolity."— 

Third Foor Main Buildine. 




Once on a stilly night, 

Ere Study Hall hail bound me, 
I wandered in the pale moonlight, 
The shadows dark around me. 
No thoughts of fears 
Where all these years 
The ghosts of Smedes has haunted, 
Until I heard 
A sound absurd 
Like a thousand monkeys taunted! 
No longer now a stilly night, 

In shadows dark ami moonless — 
How could I know 'twas not a fight 
But a practice of the 

(bet)T(y bonner) 
(helen b)U(dge) 
I bonie bowlNE 
(Virginia howe)L(l) 
( f ranees k) E (rn) 

(pu)SSl kirtlandl 

Gone the light of the sun's last rays, 
Gone our happy young dancing days, 
And gone we'll be if evermore 
We're seen upon the Parlor floor. 
Never can we tickle-toe. 
Never joy of waltzing know — 
All those days were gone and past 
When into Gym class we were cast, 
Placed with faces to the wall. 
On our toes to rise and fall 
Patiently six times a week. 
Detained on Monday if we speak. 
From our daily acrobatics 
You might think we're all fanatics; 
Bui when of such poor sport I'm weary. 
And I leave this life so dreary. 
Write it on my graveyard slab. 
"Here lies a martyr. A-B, Ah!" 









Uncle Harris* Adventure 

James Henry was off to the war and fer Weeks my wife Hannah heel set her mind 
on a trip. She's a Hale old woman and when she gets to argyfying you jest can't 
Flora. She an' that boy, they're no Meekins, I tell you. She Anderson hed worked 
hard, an* now he was off to Battle. "I'm jest Bowne to go somewheres," she sez. 
There was no use in leltin" her ) ellotl me. so one day I up and Tucker down to th' 
pool to see what a Champion fisherman and Forester she'd make along of me. It was 
a great Avenl to her. I tell you. 

We'd Fairley settled ourselves at die Botlum of a Woody Hill and were Laying 
Low, Toying with our rods and waitin' fer the fish, when we seen what we tuk to be a 
I enable ole man dimming a ridin" Cross the Fields towards us in one of them 
Franklin Carrs. He slopped suddinl like and begun to Howell at us: "I'm goin' to 
Parker right here. Jacobs well on the river Jordan. Ha!" "Great ScottV thinks I. 
"Either bed a Glass too much or belongs in a W ard at Dix Hill." He gits out and 
comes up close. All of a suddint he grabs at me and spoke up Kirt [Land alive! if 
Eberman was a Ruffin, thet feller was — and in this Freeland. too! ) : "iNiggah," ses 
he, Blountlike. pintin to Hannah, "the Fishel bite if she'll only aSherrod." Hannah 
lost Holt and cum near Fallon. Bui I turned Cooley an' sez. "I done Toler that 
myself, but I like your Cheek." 

With that he flung open bis coat an' sez, "Don't Budge or I'll hurl this Baugham." 
It sure Lucas if I were done for, when, golly! down cum a motorsickle with a blue- 
coat. Off he Springs and comes down on the villyun like a flock of brick Baits. He 
speaks up clear as a Bell: "DiSpence with the Patterson. You make my feelins all 
Bristol up. goin' on that Way. You're in the wrong Pou. The prison Wallace high 
and there are eozv Holmes for Robberson the inside. You kin easily Sublet! one or 
Moore. Come, let's Waddell along." An' they left us. Wasn't it excitin"? 

"Hannah." sez I. "take this fish an' Baker Broun. I'm Aiken fer my supper." 
An' I tell you I jest nEverett so Harty. 







The Annual Muse Board, 1919 



Ellen Booth Lav, Editor-in-Chief 



Bertha Sears Albertson 
Helen VanWyck Battle 
Marie Elizabeth Bowne 
Nina Hine Burke 
Marian Drane 



Margaret Stewart Fallon 
Mildred Elizabeth Kirtland 
Elizabeth Kitchin 

Elizabeth Nash Waddell 
Mary Collett Wilson 



Mary Traill Yellott, Contributing Editor 
Illustrators 

Miss Frances Ranney Bottom 
Josephine Erwin 



Carrie Louise Toler 
Jane Ruffin - 



- Business Manager 
Assistant Business Manager 






The hours which ever longest seemed to drag 

While passing, now they're past seem to have down 
Like bubbles by the breezes gently blown, 

Which shatter at a touch and are no more. 
So have the days we've spent together here 
Slipped by unheeded through another year. 

And now the Future opens wide her door, 
Points on to new endeavors, new desires. 
With newborn hope each eager soul inspires; 

Yet, looking back, we on the threshhold lag. 

M. T. Y. 



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